Definitions: (1) unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification; a virtue coming from God; exalted; (2) approval <in good graces>; (3) an inherited attractive trait or characteristic; (4) a benign attitude or attribute; dignified; honored
“Amazing Grace” (1779)
“Amazing Grace! How sweet the sound
“That saved a wretch like me.
“I once was lost, but now am found,
“Was blind, but now I see.” — John Newton (1725-1807) Anglican Clergyman
• There, but for the grace of God, go I.
• De bonne grace (French): “With good grace”
Symbol: alyssum flowers