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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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A New Legacy

by Monica

“I love you!” I called from the front seat. “I love you too.” [quick and curt.] I looked back and saw Gracie’s serious face, mouth moving, a rush of words rolling out under her breath. “What are you doing, buddy?” I asked. [fierce tone]“I am talking to Satan.” [I think] […]

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These Things

by Monica

I am amazed at how often Gracie goes about her day in songs of praise. The interesting thing is that these are little songs she is making up in the moment. She sang a song a few months ago that had one line in it that has ingrained in my […]

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Guard The Throne

by Monica
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We were snuggled close together and Gracie asked: “Mama, when we get to heaven will we have new bodies?” “Yes, we will…” I replied “Will God give us new clothes all in white?” “I suppose…” “God will give us a new body and a new name!” She proclaimed with the […]

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Salt & Light

by Monica
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We were sitting at dinner when out of the blue Gracie looked me and began to recite these words… “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden! Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, […]

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Orphans Allowed

by Monica
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At dinner a few weeks ago Grace piped up recounting this exchange with her friend David: “I was talking with David today and I told him we were going to marry. He said ‘But, I don’t want to marry!’ and I said: ‘But it will be so FUN! We’ll have […]

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