My Own Strength or God's Grace?

I was eighteen. The word was tough. My dad was having a heart attack. This word interrupted my Senior Year abruptly. We soon learned he would recover physically, but my world was broken. I remember going to worship the Sunday after and melting like a puddle at the communion rail. Something had dramatically changed in my life. I couldn’t fix my dad. I had a choice. Would I continue to find my identity in my own strength and power or lean into the faith I knew by heart?

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