It takes GRACE to be kind
When faced with hatred.
Stained Glass at local historic Jesuit church
It takes GRACE to loveWhen you are despised.
1.a : unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification b : a virtue coming from God c : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace
2a : approval, favor b archaic : mercy, pardon c : a special favor : privilege d : disposition to or an act or instance of kindness, courtesy, or clemency e : a temporary exemption : reprieve
3a : a charming or attractive trait or characteristic b : a pleasing appearance or effect : charm c : ease and suppleness of movement or bearing
4. used as a title of address or reference for a duke, a duchess, or an archbishop
5. a short prayer at a meal asking a blessing or giving thanks
6. plural capitalized : three sister goddesses in Greek mythology who are the givers of charm and beauty
7. a musical trill, turn, or appoggiatura
8. a : sense of propriety or right b : the quality or state of being considerate or thoughtful
GRACE makes it possible to find beauty
Among thorns and brambles.
More glass from historic church
reminds me of dresden wheel in quilting
If you try hard enough
You can stretch the limits of GRACE
to the least among us.
1: to confer dignity or honor on
2: adorn, embellish
How often has GRACE
been extended to you
without request for a return?
Stained Glass at Jesuit Church
For Grace are ye saved through faith, and not of yourselves it is the gift of God not of works lest any man should boast. Ephesians 2:8,9
If GRACE alludes you
perhaps it is because you have
alluded being found.
U2 - Grace
In this life, GRACE makes beauty
out of ugly things.
Our dog, Grace
GRACE finds goodness in everything.
The alter at a local historic Episcopal church
Give a little GRACE
Even though it be thrown back in your face.
More glass from the Episcopal church
Stretch GRACE beyond