Tag Archives: awe

The Sacrifice of Praise

Recently, I sat on the Gulf beach with my husband and watched as the sun inched toward the horizon. The wet shoreline glowed with orange and pink reflections, holding the sun’s glory briefly as the waves crept back into the … Continue reading

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Miracle Meets Man

Peter had a bad night fishing. He and his partners, James and John, had fished all night, casting their nets from one side of the boat to the other until they were exhausted. They’d caught nothing. The sun came up, … Continue reading

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Drinks That Make You Shrink

I shrink before large things. I find my place there. And I like it.   Whenever I stand before mountains, oceans, and the evening sky aglitter with millions of stars, I get smaller, like Alice did when she drank from … Continue reading

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Falling Further Down the Rabbit Hole

I’m awestruck by God’s grace and mercy, and I love to talk about it. But not this week. This week I’m witnessing lots of suffering, and I don’t like it. A friend is having tests run for things I don’t … Continue reading

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Following the Rabbit Down the Hole

Following the Rabbit Down the Hole As a Christian, every day of my life I am compelled by Scripture and the Holy Spirit to believe the impossible riches of grace. The very basics of my faith: being born again (John … Continue reading

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What is An Invitation to Wonder?

An Invitation to Wonder is a blog about the wonder and awe in the world around us. It is an invitation to believe impossible things. To stare into the face of a blooming rose, or hear the first sound of birds chirping … Continue reading

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