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Grace and Truth exists to point people to Jesus. We hope this link-up will be a source of encouragement each and every week. If you're a blogger our hope is that you'll use this space as a way to meet new friends within the Christian blogging community. If you're a reader our hope is that you'll meet new bloggers that love Jesus just as much as you do! Most of all, we hope you'll meet Jesus here.
1.) Follow your hosts via their blog and/or social media channels. This is not mandatory, but appreciated!
2.) Leave 1-2 of your most recent CHRISTIAN LIVING posts. Please do not link DIY, Crafts, Recipes, etc. Links of this kind will be deleted. We also reserve the right to delete posts that don't align with the theme or that are deemed by the hostesses to be inappropriate.
3.) Visit 1-2 other links and leave a meaningful comment! We want to encourage community, so please don't link and run!
4.) All links are randomly sorted - feel free to link as early or as late as you'd like. The playing field is even!
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It's not always easy to remember the truth of who God is when we want something so bad and it seems like God's 'no' is the worst possible thing for us. I love Deb's words of wisdom in this week's featured post that remind us to trust in the goodness and sovereignty of God. He is a loving God and he sees the bigger picture. Her post is called How to Trust God's NO When You Are Suffering. I hope you'll take a moment to go, say hello, and be encouraged!
This week's featured post is by Sarah Gerringer writing for Woman to Woman. It's titled How to Cultivate Wisdom. In it, you'll find some useful tips on daily habits you can incorporate into your life and the best source for finding wisdom. I hope you'll take a moment to go, say hello, and be encouraged by Sarah's words.
God's grace really is amazing. This week's featured post points out how the more we apply God's grace to ourselves, the more we are trained to in godliness and are then able to share God's grace with others. It's such a beautiful truth. It's by Karen Del Tatto, writer at Growing Together in Grace and Knowledge and it's titled The Antidote to Feeling Like a Failure. I hope you'll take a moment to go, say hello, and be encouraged!
This week's featured post for the Grace and Truth Link Up is by Betsy de Cruz who writes at Faith Spilling Over. It's titled, How To Pray Simply When You Need Calm. I loved her practical tips on prayer. I know that for me, when I need to pray most is when I have the hardest time doing it. I appreciated what Betsy had to say about this. I hope you'll take a moment to go, say hello, and be encouraged as I was!
Finding balance is hard and I often overcorrect when I attempt to do it on my own. I love what JD wrote in this week's featured post about obedience, rest, and finding the right point of focus. Her post is titled Balancing Act and she shares some great insights that she has learned in her own faith journey. I hope you'll take a moment to visit, say hello, and be challenged as I was.
This week's featured post for the Grace and Truth link up is by Shannon, writer at Of the Hearth. I think the comparison trap is something we all struggle with. Shannon offers some practical ways to address this problem in her post. It's called 4 Ways to Quell Comparison.
This week's featured post for the Grace and Truth link up is by Christin, who writes at Garments of Splendor. It's called, 3 Ways to Experience True Freedom in Christ. The freedom that we can find in Christ is truly amazing. Because of His grace, we are no longer bound by our former identity. I hope you'll take a moment to visit Christin and be encouraged as I was!
Trusting God when life is painful doesn't always feel like the most natural thing to do- but through the Holy Spirit and with some of the practical, wise suggestions in this week's featured post, we can. And what a sweet blessing it is, to lean on Him! This week's featured post for the Grace and Truth link up is by Leslie Newman who writes at Journey to Imperfect. It's titled, How to Trust God When Life is Painful. I hope you'll take a moment to visit and be encouraged as I was.
As a culture, we sure do tend to fight against rest! This week's featured post is a good reminder of why it's a good idea to slow down. It's called How Rest Can Redeem Our Homes by Nicole, who writes at Redeeming Home. I hope you'll take a moment to go, say hello, and be encouraged as I was!
Prayer is a powerful tool that we have at our disposal when it comes to our marriages. I loved this week's post by Valerie Murray (Cord of 6) called, 10 Powerful Reasons to Pray for Your Marriage.
It's this week's featured post for the Grace and Truth link up. I hope you'll take a moment to go, say hello, and be encouraged as I was!