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Mikki Jo is wife to her best friend Ronnie, and she's a mom and grandma. Her desire is to share His grace and her heart as she writes on her blog at http://www.simplygatheringgrace.com She seeks deep spiritual truths in the simple moments of her day to day. Writing helps her...

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  1. One week out of surgery for breast cancer and with a bright future ahead, I find myself looking in the mirror at this grey haired grandma wondering what I will become now with yet another chance to embrace life. One who loves God and knows deep inside that He loves me. Yes. I am a daughter of the King and I am blessed. Love this. It touches me today in so many ways.

  2. Beautiful words for those of us who aren’t quite at the Grandma stage of life. We don’t hear the upside to aging often. I am so thankful that (in)courage embraces writers from all spectrums of life.

  3. What a beautiful post. Thank you for focusing us on what really matters. I still have young children. My Mum died when my youngest was 1. Your post makes me think of the beauty of the Lord that poured out of her when her body gave way to the ravages of cancer. Joy of the Lord, even in the depths of hardship. She blessed us in many ways, her grandchildren being especially dear to her heart. May God bless these precious years with your family.

      • Isn’t it amazing how it is precisely in the deepest valleys that the peace and joy of the Lord is most visible? Hugs to you. I’m so sorry for the suffering you had to endure with your Mum dying, but I’m thankful to His faithfulness to you through that.

        • Yes I agree! It was a beautifully spiritual experience as the Lord gently took her home. She was ready and rejoiced in the days before. It was heartbreaking but a beautiful sight. I think you know what I mean. God bless you!

  4. Mikki,
    Great post on aging and what to look forward to!! I am hopefully awaiting the second coming of Jesus. That day when we can see Hi face to face. Till then I’m embracing who & whose I am!!!
    Blessings 🙂