The miracle of grace

I had an experience some years ago that has really helped me understand God’s grace more fully. When my son was sentenced to serve a little over two years in prison, I was shocked. It had been unexpected, and this sentence seemed very severe.

A couple of weeks after the sentencing, I rang the prison to find out what was required for a visit. I was so worried about my son that I was keen to see him as soon as possible. However, I discovered from the prison authorities that booking a visit must happen a week in advance. I was also told that the inmates need money for additional food, better shoes, warmer bedding, etc., and that I could go to the prison to put some money into an account for him.

That night I was overcome with fear for my son. I woke feeling as if I couldn’t breathe, and humbly reached out in prayer to know God’s omnipotent, loving care was there for all His creation. Within a short time I became a little more at ease, and as I continued to work prayerfully over a few hours, a sense of God’s loving all-presence came, breaking the feelings of oppression, and I was freed from fear. A gentle but sure message that I would soon see my son came clearly to thought. I held to this message and finally went to sleep trusting all to God.

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