Ruth Bell Graham

Saturday Snapshot: Ruth’s Attic

We started our week off with snow but ended with a couple of beautiful days! We had many guests this week and our Ruth’s Attic bookstore stayed busy! We wanted to highlight a few of our most popular items in the bookstore! Ruth’s Attic located in The Training Center at The Cove carries some of …

Saturday Snapshot – Ruth’s Prayer Garden Dedication

Ruth Bell Graham lived a life committed to and dependent on prayer.  Several years ago, she wrote these words as a reflection on how we should pray:  As we come to this garden of prayer, we come being reminded that we come to acknowledge our Father. As we come into His presence, we come being …

Something New at The Cove: Ruth’s Prayer Garden

“We cannot pray and remain the same. We cannot pray and have our homes remain the same. We cannot pray and have the world about us remain the same. God has decreed to act in response to prayer. ‘Ask,’ He commands us. And Satan trembles for fear we will.”  —Ruth Bell Graham,  Legacy of a Pack …

Remembering Ruth Bell Graham on Her Birthday

Today we celebrate the life of Ruth Bell Graham.  Ruth was born June 10, 1920 in China, where her parents served as medical missionaries.  She lived a full life which demonstrated the grace and mercy of the Savior she first met when she was a little girl in China. Ruth went to heaven on June 14, 2007 …

Mother’s Day Poem by Ruth Bell Graham

By Ruth Bell Graham For all these smallnesses I thank You, Lord: small children and small needs; small meals to cook, small talk to heed, and a small book from which to read small stories; small hurts to heal, small disappointments, too, as real as ours; small glories to discover in bugs, pebbles, flowers. When …

“Pray” — A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham

Pray when all your soul a tiptoe stands in wistful eagerness to talk with God; put out your hands, God bends to hear; it would be sin not to draw near. Pray when gray inertia creeps through your soul, as through a man who fights the cold, then growing languid slumbereth, and slumbering knows not …

A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham — Then Let It Snow

By Ruth Bell Graham: If I could have each day one hour of sun, glorious, healing, hot, like now— then let Winter come! Not mild and brief, but wild, without relief; let the storms rage, let the winds blow, the freezing rains lashing my windowpanes; then let it snow! long and deep and cold. I …

Remembering Ruth Bell Graham

Today would have been Billy Graham’s wife, Ruth Bell Graham’s, 93rd birthday.    Ruth went to heaven on June 14, 2007.  Join us as we celebrate and remember the beautiful life and legacy of this great woman of faith.  A woman who loved people and loved Jesus!  Watch here as Fernando Ortega sings Give Me …

Why?

Whether it is the death of a loved one, a devastating storm, a bombing or a terrible illness, we often find ourselves asking why. In the following poem by Ruth Bell Graham, she addresses the “whys” in her life. I lay my “whys” before Your Cross in worship kneeling, my mind too numb for thought, my heart beyond all feeling. …