Thursday, October 28, 2010

Grace

You say grace before meals.  All right.  But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing and grace before I dip the pen in the ink. 
--G.K. Chesterton

4 comments:

  1. Wonderful! By saying grace before we do things (everything really), we stay connected to our Lord. It is the beginning of the concept of praying without ceasing.

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  2. This is wonderful. That Chesterton, he'll be canonized someday, I'm sure. A wonderful example for ordinary (cigar-smoking) Catholics!

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  3. I love that word, "grace", especially as a name...to say it before everything is certainly an admirable quality!

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