The Daily Grace
The Daily Grace
Day 9: Choosing Rest

Day 9: Choosing Rest

I love opening my email on Fridays. It's delivery day for several newsletters I love, and this morning I clicked on Girl's Night In to find this, from The Daily Rest. image: the daily rest I love the thought, don't you? I love the relief. It has been a crazy cycle,...

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Day 8: For the Partaking

Day 8: For the Partaking

I've had occasion this week to share slow visits with friends I rarely see but who mean the world to me. Life can be like that, you know? Your heart filled with affection, but your calendar committed (or your location complicating matters) such that suddenly months...

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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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Day 4: The Light of Advent

Day 4: The Light of Advent

Way back in 2011, the writer and pastor Winn Collier offered an invitation to join him in looking for light during Advent. I loved the idea, and I accepted the challenge, and the exercise so richly deepened my experience of the holy season I have continued it every...

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Day 3: Family

Day 3: Family

There have been so many gorgeous moments over this long holiday weekend, our house filled with grown-up children and dogs and food and stories and games and giggling. Like so many, our family is spread far and wide, and so a coming-together like this is—well—special....

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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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