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Embrace the Grace · 23h ago

Together

Every year, about this same time, if you watch the treetops you'll see an amazing thing.  It begins happening in the spring and sometimes goes into early summer.  Every year I know it's sure...
Embrace the Grace · 3d ago

Clear Direction

In 2015, I experienced a true Miracle!I needed direction about a potential missions trip and God gave it to me.  This morning a picture came up on Facebook to remind me of just how miraculou...
Embrace the Grace · 3d ago

Ava Quinn

Our own little Ava Quinn has arrived!!  Mother and baby are healthy and happy, Thank the Lord!Joy was convinced she would be the smallest of all their children because she's gained so little...
Embrace the Grace · 2W ago

Gold, Real Gold

Mom and I were watching a western movie on TV one rainy, Saturday afternoon when I was just a teenager.  Halfway through, the hero of the movie was being encouraged to abandon the mine where...
Embrace the Grace · 3W ago

Favorite of all Time

April is, without a doubt, my favorite month!The past 30 days have been, without a doubt, my least favorite April in many years.However, when you are an optimist by nature and you see you're...
Embrace the Grace · 1M ago

Promises and Potential

I really wanted to come up with a doozie of a humorous post for you today.  Seems I've written so much about sorrow and sadness lately; although, that's our life right now.While sitting quie...
Embrace the Grace · 1M ago

Dad Hawley

On Monday April 10th, Joseph Odell Hawley transitioned to his Heavenly home.  We know we'll see Dad again some day; but for now, our loss is keenly felt and we weep often. Mom Hawley and two...
Embrace the Grace · 1M ago

Curtains

There is such a thin curtain between our world and eternity.Thanks to many prayers, some caffeine, a few phone calls and lots of good music I made the ten hour drive to NC safely.  Then it w...
Embrace the Grace · 1M ago

Perfect Peace

We're facing another one of those moments you know is coming but are never fully prepared to navigate.  Frank's father is extremely ill.  Last week was Spring break here so all the girls mad...
Embrace the Grace · 2M ago

Zip, Shoot, Scoot

I was fortunate to have both of my grandmothers while growing up. My dad's mother lived almost her entire life in a small, rural community about 100 miles east of Pensacola, FL.  She modeled...