United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Marchae Grair

I remember that even the all-powerful Christ was moved to tears by loss. I remember these tears, and I weep. Jesus knew we'd need permission to cry sometimes.


God's checklist and my internalized checklist of shame are incompatible. I don't have to fit into rigid boxes to be part of the beloved community.


Marchaé Grair

There is no gospel that leads to the killing of the soul. The Spirit calls for us to speak the words that set people free, not the words that keep them in their chains.


Marchaé Grair

So often, people with good intentions try to speak about the heart of God without seeking God. Are you ready to seek?


Marchaé Grair

Divine One, extend your grace to me and help me extend that same grace to myself. Amen.