Expect Something Beautiful with Laura Booz Podcast

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The Piñata

Laura Booz: You’re listening to Expect Something Beautiful with Laura Booz. Your expectations really matter, and today’s story illustrates that you can expect there to be enough grace to go around. 

I was in first grade at the time and couldn’t wait to get to school, because we were going to have a party. When I arrived I saw that the desks were all pushed to the sides of the room and a large piñata hung above the wide-open space. 

I remember my classmates and I stood in a wide circle around the paper mache donkey. We were just admiring its color tissue paper fur and imaging the treasures that were stuffed inside. The donkey spun slowly as if it was looking us over, challenging us to just try and get that candy. 

Our teacher handed each of us a brown paper bag to collect the candy once the piñata …

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About the Teacher

Laura Booz

Laura Booz

Laura Booz is the author of Expect Something Beautiful: Finding God's Good Gifts in Motherhood and the host of the Expect Something Beautiful podcast with Revive Our Hearts. She'll cheer you on, share practical ideas, and point out the … read more …