on grace 

We got a new roof last summer and recently discovered an area where it was leaking. The company fixed it for no charge, but I was so irritated. I had this ugly thought: “This is your job, you do it every day, how can you make this kind of mistake?”

And then I remembered the collosal error I overlooked while proofing an important message at work this month. Our CEO very easily could’ve responded with: “This is your job, you do it every day, how can you make this kind of mistake?”

Lesson: We’re all human and we all make mistakes. It’s how we learn, and we all deserve grace. 



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3 thoughts on “on grace 

  1. This is a lovely piece, Jessica. Thank you for it. Grace is something we often forget or refuse to grant one another. it would make a huge difference in our lives, and in the world, if more people thought and acted this way.

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