by Nan Jones   @NanJonesAuthor

The mountain stream tumbled over the rocks, softening the jagged edges, smoothing the crevices into one complete beautiful stone. Day after day, moment by moment, the flowing water did its work transforming the broken places of the stone.

I think of the broken places in my life – the loss of loved ones, unemployment, a beautiful marriage destroyed. I think of the jagged places that are sharp and painful. I think of the crevices that run deep and allow my heart to bleed when I least expect it.

And then I think of the Living Water of my God that flows over and through my heart. Day after day, moment by moment … ever-flowing, ever-washing, ever-smoothing away the jagged, broken places.

His grace is amazing indeed.

“But God shows undeserved kindness to everyone. That’s why He appointed Christ Jesus to choose you to share in His eternal glory. 
You will suffer for a while, but God will make you complete, steady, strong, and firm.” 
~ 1 Peter 5:10, CEV
A Tweetable to Encourage Others
********************************************************

Be empowered to
fight spiritual battles with God’s grace and love, protected by His armor.
Learn creative ways to stand up for yourself while standing by your man. Feel
the blessing of your calling—as a ministry helper, marriage partner, and
mother. Discover how to respond when all hell breaks loose. The Perils of a Pastor’s Wife will guide
you through the calamities of life and restore your confidence in God’s purpose
and plan for your life and ministry. 
And most important of all, you will realize
that somewhere, somehow, someone knows and understands.
Available on Amazon and