Tag: gratitude

There but for the grace of God go I.

The expression “There but for the grace of god go I” is attributed to English evangelical preacher and martyr, John Bradford (circa 1510–1555) as he watched criminals being led to execution. Regardless of its origin it is essentially saying if not for divine intervention or a degree of luck our lives could be very different. …

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Try to Honour the Ordinary

If the title didn’t give you a hint this post is about being grateful. Gratitude is often neglected as one of the more important virtues possibly because it is a calm, non-active emotion, lacking some of the intensity and drama of more passionate emotions. Many of us may perceive being grateful as something that is …

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