Friday, July 29, 2011


Reflecting on my need of grace this morning. How can one so desperate as I; fall so quickly into smug self-righteousness & pride?#fallen

Riding an emotional roller coaster all week - at first tending to take credit for God's work in and through me, then feeling smugly superior at having avoided sins I am not tempted by. 

Strange circumstances have me considering the brevity of life and the possibility of suddenly finding myself kneeling in the presence of Holiness.

I need a righteousness that is not of my own making. 
No question I  produce "filthy rags" in abundance, works tainted by pride and selfish motivation. There is no salvation in them at all!

God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble.

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