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The Daily Grace
The Daily Grace
Day 7: This I Learned From Eddie

Day 7: This I Learned From Eddie

It's one of those comments that has stayed with me for years, a tiny little exchange that found its way to my heart and lodged there, whispering, coaxing, reminding me whenever I've needed reminding. It's surfaced time and again this holiday season, a quiet phrase...

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Day 6: little tree

Day 6: little tree

Our Christmas tree this year is a wild one, harvested from our western NC mountain property. This is a decision one makes knowing charm rather than perfection is the order of the day. We're a-okay with this, Tim and I, in theory. But then you start to decorate the...

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Day 5: Stealing Time

Day 5: Stealing Time

We woke up this morning to an early dark, punctuated by lightning and its accompanying distant thunder. I heard the rain; the rat-a-tat as it hit the roof felt cozy, delicious. I rolled to my side, pulled the covers to my chin and just as I did, Tim got up and made...

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Cathy Rigg 

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Cathy Rigg Monetti is a writer and maker with far more interests than she has time. Born and raised in Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains, she is currently writing a novel, a work of historical fiction set there and centered around five people whose lives intersect during the tumultuous years of the Civil War.

“Perhaps home is not a place, but simply an irrevocable condition.”

James Baldwin

“We see trees. What more do we need?”

Maira Kalman

“Ultimately, we are all just walking each other home.”

Ram Dass

“I’m just trying to matter.”

June Carter

“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”

Mary Oliver

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