The Daily Grace
The Daily Grace
Trust, and the Creative Process.

Trust, and the Creative Process.

ALL THOSE MONTHS AGO, when the first phase of the pandemic hit, Tim and I packed up our lives and our SUV and headed for the mountains to "ride things out." I look at that time now as both lovely and terribly confusing; we were remote thus comparatively safe, and yet...

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Day 18: Man oh man, but that moon.

Day 18: Man oh man, but that moon.

You might think it a sad thing, our downtown-home ability to catch only teasing glimpses of the sky as the sun rises and sets each day over the city of Columbia. And very often that is the disappointing truth. But not today. Today I woke up to this photo, sent to me...

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Day 17: Rest. Relax. Repeat.

Day 17: Rest. Relax. Repeat.

I love the days between Christmas and New Year's, when it feels rest and reflection are admirable goals for the week. I've spent plenty of time chill-axing: a little reading, a lot of sofa time and an embarrassing amount of binge watching Kevin Costner and Yellowstone...

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Day 16: And on this Christmas Eve.

Day 16: And on this Christmas Eve.

It has been a very different Advent season, just as we knew it would be. I have not talked with a single friend or loved one who has not had difficult decisions to make, time-honored traditions to forego, life impacted by (or devastated by) the realities of tricky,...

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Day 15: Making. Do.

Day 15: Making. Do.

My studio is incredible—a good size with great light and plenty of space for ALL THE THINGS I do down there—painting, writing, crafting, sewing, reading, playing, dreaming. There's a spot for all of it. What there is not space for, alas, is a Christmas tree. So I got...

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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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