The Daily Grace
The Daily Grace
Day 19: LET THE WORLD REJOICE.

Day 19: LET THE WORLD REJOICE.

WE HAVE MADE our way back to the mountains, and getting to rest my eyes against these ancient Appalachians is the balm I need, standing, like we are, at the end of this hateful COVID year. It has been a long, slow, painful slog—GOOD LORD BUT IT HAS BEEN A SLOG—and...

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Day 12: Looking to the future.

Day 12: Looking to the future.

There is some good news, and it's all wrapped up in this special 2020 rendition of Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, sung by Kristen Bell (who, by the way, has quite a lovely voice) on Jimmy Fallon's show. Sensitive ears be warned—there might be a bleep here and...

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Day 11: Finding the perfect December read.

Day 11: Finding the perfect December read.

IT'S BEEN AT THE TOP of my TBR pile since it arrived on my doorstep in April. In fact, I was so excited about this new Sue Monk Kidd novel I pre-ordered it months before the release date. And still it took until December for me to pick it up. Now I know why. The Book...

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Day 10: Year to year, age to age.

Day 10: Year to year, age to age.

Thank you to my lifelong friend, Lisa Roberson, who posted this sweet, sweet story on Facebook. It touched me so deeply I asked if I could share it with you here. Joyfully, she said yes. This is a Christmas pin I gave Dolly Countiss in 1971. She was my 5th grade...

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Day 9: Delivering Joy

Day 9: Delivering Joy

The package came in the mail, and I opened it to find this pretty thing. The note made me cry. The gift inside? It made my heart dance. I mean, is there anything nicer or kinder than a thoughtful gesture that says: I see you. I hear you. I know you. Thank you, dear...

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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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