Grace?

Grace? (02.25.11--Compassion’s Garden!--Hebrews 4:14-16)


May I ask you a question? This is what I tell young people when they come to me for marriage counseling. Give it time and the oneness will happen. But, how do you know when you finally get there?


My friend, Life’s a story, welcome to This Passing Day.

I'm M. Clifford Brunner.




People rub off on each other. If you stay in contact with someone long enough you’re just bound to catch some of their spirit. Holly and I have been together for over 30 years. When we first met our spirits were dissimilar. But today, after years of sharing and doing things together, those dissimilarities have become less apparent. The thing about it is this: to catch the spirit you need to tune in, reach out and become a part of someone in order to find spiritual harmony. This is what I tell young people when they come to me for marriage counseling. Give it time and the oneness will happen.

But, how do you know when you finally get there?


Here's a story: On May 24, 1962, Commander Scott Carpenter roared into space in a Mercury space capsule. He piloted his Aurora 7 spacecraft through three revolutions of the earth, reaching a maximum altitude of 164 miles. The spacecraft landed in the Atlantic Ocean about 1000 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral after 4 hours and 54 minutes of flight time. Following his return, NASA Administrator Webb presented him with astronaut wings in a ceremony at the Cape. Then on June 5, New York City celebrated his flight with a ticker tape parade and President Kennedy honored him at the White House. In the middle of the White House ceremonies, his five-year-old daughter, Candace, tugged at his sleeve. She wanted t