The Truth About Grace For Today

Grace. There is grace for today. Give yourself some grace ....more

Turning My Heart Towards Home {Teach Them Diligently Prints}

It may be back to school season, but in reality, a mother's labor in training up her children never takes a holiday....more

In Praise Of Doing Poorly What Fear of Failure Keeps Us From Do At All

For what seemed to be the entirety of my childhood, I allowed the fear of not doing something (perfectly) well keep me from doing it at all. There were times I pushed past those feelings and tried out for team sports I wasn't terribly good at, but... To read the entire post and enjoy other features, please visit the GraceLaced ....more

Sponsor Day and Promotions {August}

I am grateful for the advertising sponsors of GraceLaced....more

How Showing My House Is Teaching Me To Take Life Easy

This summer has been all about trying to sell our house. But it's also been about staying simple and connecting as a family. There have been no camps, amusement parks, or organized activities scheduled ....more

We Make Time

There's no magic formula or instant miracle that occurs when we meet with the Lord. In fact, when we seek to have a purely emotional experience, we are almost always disappointed. And so, in our short-sighted desires for immediate gratification, we.. ....more

Tender Love Flourishes {To Help and Not Hinder In Marriage}

Some husbands work at jobs their wives know little about, but Troy has always served in roles that I both partner in, but can also sometimes scrutinize: Our early days going to seminary classes together-- preparing for a life overseas, then His work... To read the entire post and enjoy other features, please visit the GraceLaced ....more

Truths To Cancel The Noise, Again

(Because it is as much needed now as it was then...repost from January 2013.) I'm sitting in a (finally) quiet house, but my mind feels noisy. What noisy input is always available to us today: The internet is noisy, opinions are noisy, the news is... To read the entire post and enjoy other features, please visit the GraceLaced ....more

Memory Keeping Made Easy {Rendi Review and Giveaway}

Sometimes, when the dishes are done and the kids are miraculously enjoying a book together...and your kitchen counter is cleared off enough to bake a few dozen cookies, you step back and realize that you are making memories with your kids. Memories... To read the entire post and enjoy other features, please visit the GraceLaced ....more

Creatives: 4 Things To Consider As Your Pursue A Dream

I receive emails every week asking for advice on owning an online art shoppe, doing so with children, and my journey to being a professional, producing artist...and what it takes to get here....more