The Daily Grace
The Daily Grace
Going Gray.

Going Gray.

IT SLAP WORE ME OUT, the time, attention and investment required to maintain my "natural" brown hair. Ten days of beautiful salon color then BOOM Day Eleven it appeared: my part already sprouting a strong new crop of gray. It was not pretty, this skunky look, and the...

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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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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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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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