Favorite Quotations ~  Grace, 3 Transforming Grace

"Grace is love that cares and stoops and rescues." ~ John R. W. Stott

This is what I have learned: Within the sorrow, there is grace. When we come close to those things that break us down, we touch those things that also break us open. ~ Wayne Muller

The best motivating factor of all, however, is divine intervention, or what I like to call The Magic of Grace. ~ Cheryl Richardson, Life Makeovers

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. ~ Aristotle

Experiencing the present purely is being empty and hollow; you catch grace as a man fills his cup under a waterfall. ~ Annie Dillard

A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace. ~ Tennessee Williams, Memoirs

You must survive with grace. You must do so gallantly. How archaic these terms seem to us in our modern world. There is little grace or gallantry in commerce or politics and not much in art. ~ Chris Cooper

Grace will ever speak for itself and be fruitful in well-doing; the sanctified, cross is a fruitful tree. ~ Samuel Rutherford

You are so weak. Give up to grace. The ocean takes care of each wave til it gets to shore. You need more help than you know. ~ Jalaluddin Rumi

Grace renders us like God and a partaker of the divine nature. ~ St. Thomas Aquinas

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