When Grace was a Staple of Popular Entertainment

…The opposite of meanness is, I’d say, grace, with its natural and not yet theological meaning. It’s more than etiquette. It’s a free and cheerful willingness to put other people at their ease, by giving them genuine praise, by dressing well but not to show off, by knowing how to accept a gift and how to give one in return. It is gentleness in manner and speech. Such grace is not … Continue reading When Grace was a Staple of Popular Entertainment

Israel Wayne on Grace for the Imperfect

This article is so very good. This article is for the doormat who lives in a shell in order to survive the belittling, abusive manipulation of a out of control man, who has criticism, condemnation,  and the perpetual pouring out of hopelessness wringing in her ears and yet she still wants to hope and looks for the horizon and the promised land. It’s for stay-at-home … Continue reading Israel Wayne on Grace for the Imperfect