It’s 30 minutes until a new day and I have yet to post for the 31 day challenge. I had gone several days without planning what I would write, but having no trouble, because something joyful arose to blog about.
Today was a good day, but nothing special happened. I don’t have enough thoughts for a post on a specific “joy”.
I knew if I let the day go by without any posts, so close to the end of this month, I would feel like I broke a promise to myself and to this writing challenge.
And then I realized that there is much joy in grace. I can give myself grace is not having everything perfectly in place. I can give myself grace in not getting to this post until the final minutes of the day.
Grace is something I receive every day from my Heavenly Father, who doesn’t see the mistakes I make, but instead, sees me as His grace-filled child, through his Son, Jesus.
“Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.” – John 1:16
In the final minutes of today, I have pure joy in knowing that I have been gifted grace, and should give that same courtesy to myself and to those around me.