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Small Graces

A weekly reflection inspired in part by Bob Bennett's song "Small Graces".

"sometimes they slip by without notice, sometimes they are very hard to see...
"these are the small graces...
they are a reminder to the heart there is more to life than meets the eye..."

silly goggles

librarians and story times

puzzles that take over the floor

sun hats, water, and giggles

the rare days when nap time is also magazine and
coffee time

an afternoon run jog faster-than-normal walk

weed control

spinach, pear, feta, and almond salad
*random fact: salad dressing (especially ranch!) grosses me out so I love finding salads 
that can be enjoyed dry or with the tiniest splash of olive oil, herbs, and red wine vinegar

watching these two crack each other up

*this was not during my previously mentioned "run"

And a few un-photographed
  • a picnic at the park
  • book club and a delicious key lime pie
  • a sentence that sticks with you and makes you think: "Here's the joy of the God-empowered life: we can cease expending energy trying to be impressive and instead rest in being used" (Holy Available)...i want to stop wasting time worrying about what others think and instead let God use me to bless them. 

Life in an Instant


  1. I LOVE THIS POST!!! Fun photos (that salad looks GOOD!) And girl...this: .i want to stop wasting time worrying about what others think and instead let God use me to bless them. = AMEN!

  2. wonderful photos! I love the water spacing one especially, that is just so precious.

    Visiting from the simple things. Happy Sunday!

  3. Wow, that water capture is amazing! And i love last one, togetherness is right:)


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