Tag Archives: Grace

Grace… and the Mean Girl.

Grace… and the mean girl.  She’s back. Meaner than ever, she’s managed to keep me in tears nearly all freaking day. The art of self-kindness is hard.  Really really hard.  Today is no exception.  I’ve been working on trying to … Continue reading

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Build A Bridge…

Build a bridge… and get over it. Grappling with grace is a full-time job.  Truly.  There are days when it’s easy peasy and then there are those other days.  You know the ones.  I woke up late.  The dog just … Continue reading

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Heavenly Father…

Jacob at breakfast… “Heavenly Father, thank you for my mommy, daddy, my food, and my sins. Amen”  Jacob, is the youngest son of my HS classmate and his beautiful wife.  They, in the past few years have adopted three children … Continue reading

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When you don’t want to…

What happens? When you don’t want to give grace? Let’s be honest, but I’m guessing we’ve all been there.  Right. There.  I am. Right. There.  It’s Monday and it started with a bang.  Every flavor of traffic difficulty imaginable, I … Continue reading

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There Are Things That Lip Gloss Won’t Fix…

I’m sorry.  I’m sad to say so… but there are things that lip gloss won’t fix.  Ever. We are in day two of Sandy’s end-of-life journey.  She’s a fighter.  It’s one of the things when I reflect drove me crazy … Continue reading

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I’m at War…

It’s January 22, 2017 and I am at war.  I am at war with my OLW (One Little Word).  Grace.  The word that I thought best suit the direction I’d like my life to take this year. I don’t seem … Continue reading

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Isn’t Grace… Amazing?

In western culture, whether or secular, I am pretty confident that most people either know or would recognize Amazing Grace, a Christian hymn published in 1779.  And isn’t it?  Isn’t Grace…Amazing?  Over the past weeks and developing my OLW, I’ve … Continue reading

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