Friday, May 6, 2011

Your Grace is Enough

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you wonder if there's a "Kick Me" sign stuck to your back?  Or if someone, somewhere, had declared it Tell Her How Big of a Failure She is Just in Case She Doesn't Know That Already Day? 

Nah, me neither.  But had I, and had I been seriously discouraged last night, my husband may have suggested I attend our church's Music Team practice (despite the fact that it's the only night of the week we are both home).  I'm pretty sure this would be due to the fact that he knows how powerful music is in my life and how I've been known to ignore my own advice of listening to uplifting music when down, and instead choosing something like Pink Floyd's The Wall, and not because he was involved in an epic Angry Birds competition with our twenty year old and wanted to get rid of me.  We'll give him the benefit of the doubt here and assume altruistic motives.

It was good advice (Okay, we'll stop pretending this is a hypothetical situation and admit to a bummer of a week).  The very first song was a new one and titled, Your Grace is Enough.  As we sang the words, the room became slightly blurry.  I blinked back tears and allowed the truths in the song to sink into my soul.   

Great is Your faithfulness, O God
You wrestle with the sinner's restless heart
You lead us by still waters into mercy
And nothing can keep us apart.

You use the weak to lead the strong.

Your grace is enough
I'm covered in your love
Your grace is enough for me.

It's enough for me.



His grace is enough. I'm resting in that today.


3 comments:

Heidi said...

Our praise team plays that song; it is a favorite of mine. I'm glad it lifted you up when you were down!

JustOne Donna said...

Hi Lori. I'm visitig and folllowing after meeting you at BBCBos. Hoping your week ended with an upnote.

Lori said...

Heidi- It's a new favorite for me!

Donna- Thanks for stopping by and great to meet you at Bloggy Boot Camp. The conference was definitely an upnote!

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