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Grace Like Rain // The Weekend Brew — 39 Comments

  1. Consumed by the rain of His grace and not the waves of this life – I so needed this reminder today. I have one of those hard moments in life this afternoon and was feeling those waves. My focus was off. I will lean in to His amazing grace and together we will see this through. Thank you…

  2. this is good friend. i know this to be true in my heart, but life builds up and for a tiny little minute i let it flood my emotions and i forgot that grace and hope is always bigger than my circumstances. thank you for the reminder, and praying for you and your family.

  3. “The rain of His grace.” What a beautiful phrase full of hope. I love the idea you painted of God’s grace washing over us, carrying away the heavy burdens we carry. And the picture that resulted from your meditations is exquisite!
    Praying for you!

  4. I love the picture you painted and the reminder that His grace is like rain. Your quote, I’d rather be consumed by the rain of His grace, than overtaken by the waves of this life is something to remember when the struggles of life appear. Thank you for your beautiful words this morning. Blessings to you, Tammy

  5. A beautiful post Barbie and I can’t even imagine how hard it must be for you right now. I pray that it will all come together very soon and it will all make sense for you. Life can be so tough at times and it’s hard to put one foot in front of the other. May He be your strength and peace during these difficult and uncertain times. Hugs to you!

  6. What a beautiful painting and the encouragement the Lord gave you in the meaning of the image is just what I needed this morning. What a blessing you are even in the midst of your struggles. You are a true picture of faithfulness.

  7. I’m sorry you’re carrying such a heavy burden. You’ve been in my prayers, dear one. Your painting is beautiful, I’m so thankful that God showered peace upon you in this way. It’s hard to imagine, but rest in the promise that our current afflictions truly are light in the face of the weight of glory we will have in heaven. Blessings, my friend.

  8. What a beautiful Grace you have rained upon us as we sit under the gift of your words, Barbie. Beautiful Art, beautiful because it flows from His heart into yours and out onto others. Beautiful words, beautiful because they begin and end in this grace wave you are allowing to flow over you and then through you. Beautiful heart, beautiful because it is real, you are transparent and honest and in that moment of deep calling into deep.. Healing waves flow and restore, showing us His grace in glory waves.

    Thank you, Barbie! Praying for His mercy and grace to be known deep in your heart as you go to the throne of grace each and every moment. Your breakthrough is coming,friend.
    Bless you,
    Dawn

  9. There is something about water and waves that stirs up my emotions and causes me to reflect deeply about my own life. Visiting the ocean is my favorite thing to do. With that said, your image, your words and your heart fit together perfectly to share with us how mighty our God is through the storms of life. Thank you as always and praying that God keeps leading you to the answers you need. Love you friend!

  10. What beautiful words and painting Barbie! I would love to share your inspiration and encouragement to others. When uncertainty is tainting our moods, we know that the Lord’s grace is the beacon of light that will provide the pathway to a place of prosperity!! ♥ The more we pursue Him with our whole heart — the more His grace is visible to us!

    Blessings and prayers sweet friend ♥
    Denise

  11. This is a beautiful post, Barbie. So encouraging to me today as I sit inside on a rainy Saturday morning after a long busy week. You are a talented painter as well as writer. May His rain of grace wash over you.

  12. I love seeing and reading about your painting and what God was speaking to you and through you. My heart is hurting for you and all you are going through. Know that you are in my prayers.

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