I will hold myself to a standard of GRACE not perfection. Lines like these are why I love Grace's name so much. I hope as she gets older and realizes the meaning of Grace, she will find it empowering and and also as a way of life.
~~turn & say it to each other because the whole hurting world needs to hear it -- yeah, we could say it to each other: "Shame is a bully & Grace is a shield. *You are safe here.* No Shame. No Fear. *It's always safe for the suffering here.