Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/30/2013

Wow, is it really the end of June already? It seems like our household goods just arrived, and that we just got to Germany. In fact, we’ve been here for almost two months, and our we’ve had our furniture and our vehicle for most of that. The Fourth of July holiday … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/2/13

Hello, friends, and happy Sunday to you, In case you’re new to Marrying the Army, “Grace in Small Things” is the theme of every Sunday’s blog post here on MTA. GiST was the brainchild of a wise woman: “Schmutzie created Grace in Small Things as a daily reminder to take notice of the … Continue reading

GiST: November 7, 2011

Grace in Small Things (GiST) is about thankfulness, empowerment, and mindfulness of  the little things in our lives. The GiST website says that: Grace in Small Things exists because we are choosing not to allow the noisiness of life to rob us of the time and energy to be mindful of … Continue reading

GiST: Monday, October 2, 2011

It’s Monday morning at 8:30 a.m., and I’ve been baking cookies for hours now – beginning last night, and resuming my baking agenda at 7 this morning. Know what I’m baking? Christmas cookies. Sound random? It is. Why am I doing it? Because my company is going to be doing … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/20/2011

I finished reading A Tree Grows in Brooklyn last week, and I loved this line, found near the end of the book: “People always think that happiness is a faraway thing,” thought Francie, “something complicated and hard to get. Yet, what little things can make it up; a place of … Continue reading

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