Nancy Kay Grace

Seeing Grace Everyday

Christmas Joy Versus Despairing Days

Christmas Joy vs. Despair

Waiting for joy.Outcasts on a hillside watching their sheep. Suddenly life changed forever.The angel’s announcement shocked them.But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.”The message […]

Christmas Hope Versus Darkness

Hope vs. Darkness

Hope gets stirred up during December through the anticipation Christmas gifts. Kids anticipate their favorite toy or video game under the tree. Families look forward to getting together for their holiday traditions.Yet in the temporary wrappings of the season, many struggle with broken hope.Sadness reflects in many grownups’ eyes. Loss, grief, and fear hide beneath the surface of […]

Christmas Peace versus Chaos

Words for Christmas Peace

Everyday situations and people rob us of peace is we let them. A baby in the night cries and the mom wonders if she’ll ever have a silent night again. The caregiver of a terminally ill person wonders how much longer must the loved one suffer. Financial stress and job uncertainty increase worry, causing health […]