Grace… Thought provoking Thursday
How do you define grace?
My week has been a crazy one so far. I’ve had two days of sick kiddos (both kiddos), and the heat has been horribly relentless We’ve had 65 or 66 days over 100 degrees F so far this year. It’s craziness. Hot, sweaty craziness.
Grace has many meanings….As defined by merriam-webster.com
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
c : a special favor : privilege <each in his place, by right, not grace, shall rule his heritage — Rudyard Kipling>
d : disposition to or an act or instance of kindness, courtesy, or clemency
e : a temporary exemption : reprieve
3 a : a charming or attractive trait or characteristic
b : a pleasing appearance or effect : charm <all the grace of youth — John Buchan>
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 <had the grace not to run for elective office — Calvin Trillin>
b : the quality or state of being considerate or thoughtful
I simply want you to think about grace.
I placed them in an intentional order.
Two out of three ain’t bad…..
How do you find grace in your daily life?