Nancy Kay Grace

Seeing Grace Everyday

Why is Contentment Elusive?

elusive contentment

Contentment can evaporate quickly. We tend to compare other people’s lives to our own. We desire something other than the life we live.The desires can be small, like wanting the newest electronic gadget or feeling jealous when someone else gets a different car. The desires can be large, like feeling overlooked when a friend gets […]

Uninspired? Need Motivation? Four Keys to Power Through

Uninspired? Unmotivated? Power Through

Have you ever felt uninspired and stuck?A main symptom is lack of motivation.Lately I’ve felt that way. Tired, not motivated to do much or go forward on writing projects. Perhaps it’s a letdown from the week after Easter for a pastor’s family.The uninspired and unmotivated life is not productive.As a writer, I look for ways […]

What We Can Learn from How Jesus Handled Stress

What we Learn from Jesus

Consider the stresses of last week of Jesus’ life.With determination, he  proceeded through each day’s stressful events, knowing what was ahead of him.On Sunday, he felt the excitement of the crowds shouting “Hosanna!”The eager crowd praised and welcomed him as a king. I wonder—did Jesus smile at the children, or was sadness in his eyes […]