Prayers that God will Always Hear

By Sarah Morrison
Staff writer for The Daily Grace Co.

Prayer is one of the most deceptively difficult tenants of our faith. In the same moment that we bow our heads in silent prayer, erroneous thoughts flood in and distract. Likewise, though the Lord’s posture is always readied to receive prayers, we frequently find ourselves out of time or effort at the end of the day.…

Abolishing the Passivity of Greeting


By Sarah Morrison
Staff writer for The Daily Grace Co.

Greetings, salutations, concluding remarks— these are all things so easy to look over and ignore. They aren’t the “meat” of the content given. They are simply humble annotations; in our minds they’re explanatory at best and frivolous at worst.…

In Friendship, Resist the Discomfort of Receiving


On my first Sunday as a pastors wife, a college girl approached me with a question I had no answer for, and I later berated myself for stumbling and bumbling my way through a response. In my immaturity and inexperience, I believed wholeheartedly that to be a wise woman (and a good pastors wife) was to have all the answers, know how to respond appropriately in every situation, but mostly it was to be a faithful need-meeter at every turn.…

More than just a nice girl


I was always conscious about what people thought of me. Sometimes (a lot of the times) I was guilty of trying to live up to peoples’ expectations of how I should be or act. A friend sparked something in my heart one day when she said, “I think you’re growing out of being a nice girl and really stepping into who God has called you to be.”

Many times, I have been labeled as the nice girl, someone who does no wrong and is always happy.…