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November 14, 2011

posted Nov 19, 2011, 8:21 AM by Olivia Russ
Shawneda Marks
Overwhelmed By Grace
Shawneda Marks

The housing crash in 2008 afforded me a new level of understanding of God’s grace. My husband and I decided to let go of the things we acquired but could no longer afford. On the outside I tried to portray a pillar of strength. Inside I was in turmoil.

Newburgh Theological Seminary

How had this happened? I consistently tithed and gave offering. When and however I could, I served in God’s house. Between caring for our 1-year-old daughter and dealing with all of the stresses that stemmed from our financial crisis, things moved so fast I didn’t have time to process... (Continued)