Children know that grace is given, not earned

Cathy and Todd share the words of a 6-year-old girl who wants her divorced parents to stop fighting. She offers wisdom beyond her years, and wakes us up to what children know and what we need to remember.

Her words are a form of grace, and being open to her words will deepen your awareness and remind you that grace often comes from the most uncommon places – other people, a sunset, an animal, or simply the willingness to notice what has always been there.

They also discuss the story of the “Drowning Man” and Todd’s usage of “sweety” and its genesis.


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Click the following links to purchase Cathy’s books The Self-Aware Parent Part 1  & and Part 2


Todd has a few spots opening for The Tribe Men’s Group.  Email me @

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