(If it’s all the same to you, I would prefer not to be called a “Christian”.) By: Stephanne Morris Marsh Did I get your attention with that headline? I typed it and deleted it 12 times. Twelve. I am sure some of you are pursing your lips and shaking your head. But, it’s the truth.Continue reading “A Fine Line”
Category Archives: Love
KEDS (Yes, the white canvas shoes)
By: Stephanne Morris Marsh, Missionary Kid from Ecuador Earlier this fall, there was a story about a little boy in Florida that was a HUGE Tennessee fan. It was spirit day at his school, and children were encouraged to wear a t-shirt to represent their favorite college or college football team. This little boy tookContinue reading “KEDS (Yes, the white canvas shoes)”
The least of these….
By: Stephanne Morris Marsh She was 97 years old. She was wrinkled and hunched over. She didn’t have very many teeth, but she was strikingly beautiful. She had the most gorgeous black eyes that twinkled and sparkled. I saw her as she was walking across the grassy field towards our clinic, and it was almostContinue reading “The least of these….”
How Grace Robbed Me of My Shame (and it can rob you of yours, too)
by: Stephanne Morris Marsh How many of you (you don’t have to raise your hand or answer out loud) either struggle greatly with guilt over things you did in the past, or at times wonder if God could REALLY, truly, actually forgive you with no strings attached and never remember your sin again, or….lay awakeContinue reading “How Grace Robbed Me of My Shame (and it can rob you of yours, too)”
Christmas isn’t over….there is one last gift…..
by: Stephanne Morris Marsh If you are like me, the day after Christmas is really hard! All of that build up, all of that preparation, and poof! It is done. Over. Gone. If you are feeling a little rumpled in spirit today (a little Anne of Green Gables reference for all of you Anne aficionadosContinue reading “Christmas isn’t over….there is one last gift…..”
Always, Always……Make Sure the Mic is Off
by: Stephanne Morris Marsh You know, sometimes, there are things that are so firmly imprinted in your memory, that you can recall them in extraordinary detail. People say, that with the passage of time, memories can fade, or that with the retelling of the story, details can be greatly embellished. However, I would argue, quiteContinue reading “Always, Always……Make Sure the Mic is Off”
Confirmation and So. Much. Love.
by: Stephanne Morris Marsh (with inserts or is it excerpts….from Haven Floyd and Kay Morris) So, what’s a girl to do when she has TWO stories she needs to share? I don’t want to create two separate blog posts, because one might get lost and people might not read it. And BOTH of these storiesContinue reading “Confirmation and So. Much. Love.”
By: Stephanne Morris Marsh Sometimes, even I, wonder if the grace of the gospel is sufficient for me. You see, sometimes, late at night, or even during an especially hard day; all of your would have, could have, should haves, have a tendency to come up and tiptoe or maybe even parade loudly through yourContinue reading “Grace”