The Daily Grace
The Daily Grace

Day 24: in january

Jan 6, 2015 | 30 Days of Joy | 6 comments

on Bickley's Pond

on Bickley’s Pond

There is something to love about each season, every month, those nearly imperceptible day-to-day shifts in nature that keep things changing, time rolling on. I believe it to be one of the universe’s most brilliant design characteristics—a gentle nudging that keeps us mere mortals (who can tend to become a bit set in our ways) always moving forward. It’s true in bud-rich Spring, on that we can easily agree. But it’s true in January, as well, this time of quiet gray and soft light, this month in which the world around us whispers Take a breath. Take a moment. Take stock.

How I love January.



30 Days of Joy



  1. Kevin

    Just wonderful. Thank you.

    • Cathy

      Thank you, Kevin!

  2. nancy

    Your photograph is breathtaking. I paused,took a deep breath and was thankful that there is beauty every where and at all times. My resolve for the coming year – pause,take a deep breath and be aware. Thank you for all the Daily Grace that comes my way. Love,Joy and Peace

    • Cathy

      I am so happy. Thank you for sharing your beautiful thoughts!

  3. Eddie

    Thanks, “Good Stuff”!

    • Cathy

      Thank you, thank you!

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Hi. I’m Cathy.

This is a blog about writing, creative living, and grace in the everyday. It’s my hope this little spot on the internet will be for you a place of quiet and reflection, a source for inspiration, and a reminder there’s beauty all around—we simply need to keep our hearts open to see it. Thank you for being here with me.

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