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Joy in flight!

Joy in flight!

WE WERE SITTING on the big back deck, looking at the mountains, the early June day having reached that magic time of diminishing heat and lingering softness. There was so much to see. The rhododendron was bursting forth in vivid color, and the wild azaleas seemed to...

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For love of Posey.

For love of Posey.

SHE CAME INTO the world the last day of April, tiny, beautiful, beloved. From that moment on, the earth has seemed to rotate on a different axis—her every newborn need the priority; the air and our hearts united in glorious awe and collective wonder. Sweet Posey!...

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Just you wait.

Just you wait.

WE'VE COME TO THE MOUNTAINS for a quick visit, Tim and I, a final Spring hurrah before returning home to await the arrival of our first grandchild. This has been a sweet, sweet time, these anticipatory months filled with joy after joy as we've watched our precious...

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My Top Ten Reads of 2023 (+1)

My Top Ten Reads of 2023 (+1)

WHAT A GREAT book year! I have to say I look back at 2023 with gratitude and great admiration for the writers who brought such powerful stories to the page. I'm not one to consider reading a contest or an activity to check off a To-Do list, nevertheless I love to look...

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What Worked for Me in 2023

What Worked for Me in 2023

HOW GRATIFYING it can be to look over the past year to consider the things you added to your life that actually worked. I love reading other folks’ lists, and it brings me joy to realize even tiny changes can carry significant weight. I thought I’d share...

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the constant of change

the constant of change

IT WAS 36 YEARS AGO today that I first hung the shingle of my new little company, C. C. Rigg's, an advertising studio. I wish I could say I had a big vision, a grand idea, or even a sketch of a business plan that resulted in the firm that's known today as Riggs...

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Blueberries for Buddy

Blueberries for Buddy

AS YOU NO DOUBT know if you've been a reader of The Daily Grace for a while, Tim and I spend a great deal of the summer at our beautiful retreat high in the mountains of Western North Carolina. There's so much to love about our time up there, including the fact it is...

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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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