Hello, friends. I imagine that many of you are like me: heavy-hearted this week after the shooting at Covenant School in Nashville. Every shooting like this is heart-breaking, but this one was especially so for me.
We used to live less than five minutes from the location of Covenant School in Nashville. All of my husband's family still lives in the Nashville area, and our nephew was one of the first five officers on the scene the day of the shooting. He was backing up the officer who took out the shooter. He later told his mom that he wasn't afraid as he ran up those stairs, because he knew God was with him. What heroes those officers are! But how tragic that officers keep getting called to situations like this.
But the emotions of this week, on top of PTSD I'm suffering from all the events of my fall and winter, have just about leveled me this week. So I haven't had a chance to visit many of the links from last week's Grace at Home party, but with Easter right around the corner, there are a few I want to share with you.
Beth from Creatively Beth shows us you how to make these cute bunny and chick decorations in just 15 minutes.
Emily from Hunny I'm Home DIY shared a great idea (with a brilliant tip!) for making this darling Easter centerpiece.
Lois from Walking on Sunshine Recipes shares a great idea for making Easter treats for kids, and she provides a free printable for the jar lids.
Ann from Ann's Entitled Life shares another mason jar idea: check out this cute bunny!
If you're planning an Easter dinner, you might want to check out this recipe for caramelized carrots from Kay from Cooking with K.
If you're like me, you might need some extra time and space to meditate and pray this coming Holy Week. I've created a printable resource I'd be delighted to give you: a collection of Easter hymns and scriptures called "Lead Me to Calvary." You can download a copy here.
Thank you to everyone who joined last week's party!
Here are the Grace at Home party, you can link up any post you've written that demonstrates how you're filling your life with truth, goodness, and beauty. For instance, I invite you to link posts about
- DIY projects
- homemaking tips
- soul care
Whatever you do to make your home or sphere of influence a place of grace, I'd like to hear about it. Here's what I ask of you. Please include the permalink to your post, not to your site's home page. Please let people know that you've linked up. No more than three posts per person, please. If you link a post here, you re giving me permission to share your post, including a photo. And please visit one or more of the other participants—that's what really makes it a party!