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The Journey to Experiencing Amazing Grace

When I was five-years-old, I first fully understood the message of these words:

He sees you when you're sleeping,
He knows if you're awake,
He knows if you've been bad or good,
So be good for goodness' sake!

Until that moment, I had lived in this childhood bliss, in which Christmas was the best day of the year. I had always believed that the gifts at Christmastime were there because Christmas always came with gifts. You could count on them. But now I painfully understood that if I wanted any gifts at Christmas, I had to be good. It was all riding on me. There was this all-seeing, ...

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