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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 7: A hug to warm you.

Day 7: A hug to warm you.

Because we all need a little something to melt our hearts, read the note that accompanied this link, sent to me by my friend, Cindy. What a beautiful reminder of the beauty of sweet innocence, of purity of heart. Of the power of a big ol' hug. (How we all miss those.)...

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Day 4: Stop, and play!

Day 4: Stop, and play!

Perhaps it is the sheer insistence of the little creature. Or her immense cute. Maybe it is the wisdom born of age—there were many, many times, as the working Mom of a toddler, I was occupied with other things. Or perhaps it is simply the small margin of space allowed...

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Day 3: Let’s begin every day like this.

Day 3: Let’s begin every day like this.

I'm curating a holiday playlist for us (yay!) with more details to come. In doing that work, though, I came across the very best very most fun very most perfect song to start our every COVID-holiday-season day. Take a moment for the lyrics: Pom-pom-pom-pom-pom...

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Day 2: Making room for new traditions.

Day 2: Making room for new traditions.

The post below first appeared on The Daily Grace on Thanksgiving Eve 2011. So much has changed in the years since I wrote it. All of the grandparents have passed on. Eliza—the cute Party Girl in blue, above— is now 28 and engaged to be married. Still I repost the...

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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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