Suspend Judgment… Grace Happens.

Dear Baby,

One time, your grandma (K) said something to me that I have never forgotten. She said, “Suspend Judgment… Grace Happens.” If I could get that printed on a bumper sticker, I would. I think it might be the most valuable advice I’ve ever been given. If we can muster up the courage to suspend judgment of others, grace can take hold and save us a lot of internal anger and unnecessary angst. Grace is this amazing, amazing notion that it is possible to be given that which we really don’t deserve. The band Relient K says that the beauty of grace is that it makes life not fair (because it is so undeserved – in a wonderful way). I think that’s very interesting. If we show grace in our dealings with others, I believe grace finds it way back to us. Here’s the song if you want to listen:



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