Life with Grace serves to illustrate how our relationship with God is a mirror image of the parent-child relationship in its' ideal form. Not “just for moms” or intended as a parenting tool, its purpose is to help each of us embrace God as our extravagantly loving, fiercely protective, epically heroic, gently admonishing, and generously giving Father.
See God in Everyday Moments
Life with Grace hopes to build an opportunity for everyone to see God in everyday moments--- Moments that will edify, encourage and inspire each of them in a spiritual adventure to know God personally, to love him deeply, pursue him passionately, and serve him daily.

Choose What Is Better

by Monica

For a year and a half the drive to school each day was frustrating… and it wasn’t because of the traffic. No, it was because Gracie learned how to tell time. The entire ride she would watch the clock and worry about getting to school by 8:15. If there was […]

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Today

by Monica

Today was… hard. Today my heart was…. HARD. We pulled into the driveway after school. I listed for Grace the things she needed to accomplish. Feed the dogs Change clothes Homework My list was met with rebellion and complaint: “I don’t want to feed the dogs, why do I always have […]

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I Will Not Forget You

by Monica
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Do you remember when you made the discovery that ink pens wrote smoothly on your skin? I muse at the hours of silly “Bic pen tattoos” I scribbled on my body as a kid. Gracie is quite the little artist and she recently made the discovery. The first thing I […]

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Close to Him: Christmas Reflections & New Years’ Resolutions

by Monica
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My favorite Christmas movie, story, play- hands down, since I was a little girl, is Charles Dickens’, A Christmas Carol. My heart swells and rejoices every time I witness the rebirth of Ebenezer Scrooge. My favorite part is the end when Dickens declares that Scrooge “knew how to keep Christmas […]

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The Wise Men

by Monica
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  At Christmas Doug decorates our garden pergola with a shining star high above. One evening when Grace was 4 years old she shouted: “Oooo! The star! Mama, let’s be wise men and follow the star to Bethlehem to find Jesus!” Such true words come from her imagination! “Wise men […]

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Interview: Forgiveness & Life with Grace

by Monica

I was recently featured with Tammy Trayer on Mountain Woman Radio. It was such an honor and a pleasure to be on Tammy’s program. I hope you will enjoy listening. You can listen on-line or download the mp3 file. The interview covers the “birth” of Life with Grace, Our identity in […]

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