Franciscan Media: Surprised by Grace


To be surprised by grace, as seasons blur together, as monotony defines our days, as boredom tests our worth, is to open our hearts to the beauty gifted to us, divinely designed to be seen and savored, experienced and enjoyed, residing in little moments we usually allow to pass without acknowledgment, auto-pilot of the soul.


Each time the mind plays its tricks, or the news weighs heavy, or the shouting takes its toll, still there is subtlety, right around the corner, freely given to us by the Maker of Moments, where we might become absorbed, invited into wonder, baptized by beauty, stirred by simplicity, awed by spiritual significance in everyday collisions...


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