Life is Grace

Welcome to my messy and imperfect, yet amazingly beautiful, life. I’m finding grace in the everyday while living a full and creative life while coping with chronic illness. It’s possible!

There’s just something about white roses at Christmas time…so lovely and pure and delicate, they are the perfect flower with which to welcome the Christ child.

Wordless Wednesday 

September 6, 2017

One last summer pic before the switch over to fall, which currently is my favorite season. (Although if you ask me next April, yes, spring will be my favorite season…in June, I most likely in will say summer…and of course there is one season being left out which will remain nameless, although I love it in December as long as it brings us pretty, fluffy snow for Christmas.)

Gulp. I just realized that I haven’t posted since November. Granted, I’ve had a lot happening in my life, but shouldn’t I be blogging the most at times like this? Instead I drew into my turtle shell. However, since this is Wordless Wednesday, I will skip the writing and catch up using photos!. Pictures of …

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As usual, credit for everything below–except my answers, that is–goes to the wonderful gals over at RevGalBlogPals. And I owe them a hearty “thank you” for giving me a some much-needed writing inspiration! I should mention that I did have my neck surgery last week and the surgeon said the procedure went “swimmingly.” I find …

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 We all reach times when we suddenly feel that we have more to bear than we can handle. Thank goodness I’ve lived long enough to know this is fact, because for many years, I thought I was all alone, that I was the only one who ever felt inadequate, or selfish, or so overwhelmed that …

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In happier news, the house is (mostly) decorated for Christmas! We finally got a pre-lit tree so poor George didn’t have to get tangled in the lights, swearing and cursing. Although watching him was one of the highlights of my holidays every year since we got married (nine years in October!!) I don’t think George …

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The Work of ChristmasWhen the song of the angels is stilled,when the star in the sky is gone,when the kings and princes are home,when the shepherds are back with their flock,The work of Christmas begins:To find the lost,to heal the broken,to feed the hungry,to release the prisoners, to rebuild the nations,to bring peace among brothers,To …

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