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Angela Nazworth is a shame-fighting storyteller who writes mostly about the beauty of grace, faith, friendship, vulnerability and community. She is a wife and a mother of two. Angela's also an encourager, a lover of good books, coffee, girl's night out, sunshine, and waterfalls. In the 15 years since she...

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  1. I don’t think I would have drawn such life lessons from a spider on my car. I love that you did, ‘cuz I’ve been in both places too.
    Thanks for the post!

  2. Unbelievable! That is an inspiring metaphor for second chances. Who knows what changes our attitudes? Sometimes rooting for what we are afraid of or annoyed by will kill its power over us. Great post 🙂

  3. That “dancing in the light of restoration” line is a good one.
    Wonderful post. Funny how we can be encouraged and motivated by the most random things in life. Like spiders on cars.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Blessings,
    Kate

  4. Angela, I thank you for your post, truly from my heart. I sat awake late last night praying, asking God for encouragement, and I believe He has provided me that through your post. This past year has been comprised of trial after trial, and I have recently found myself feeling exactly as you described…but I’m not about to give up! I needed to read this today…it provides me such hope in the midst of the storm I am currently walking. Thank you so much! Our God is such an Awesome God!!
    Love in Christ,
    ~Emily

  5. Excellent, Angela! Loved how you and the spider shared common experiences and how you were more inclined to extend mercy because of it.

  6. I have felt like that spider the last few weeks… hanging on by a thread of woven silk.
    Amazing how the longer we hang on the stronger we get instead of more tired. The determination of a spider…