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Book of the Month: Schola Caritatis: Learning the Rhythms of God's Amazing Love

  Starting a new feature for the next several months called Book of the Month.  I will present one of my books and tell you a little of the ...

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

grace and truth

grace and truth
are not contrary
but complimentary
not opposites
but two parts of
a beautiful whole
they must be held
together in union
to have their full
power and efficacy
grace without truth
is only pretense
a cheap nicety
civility at the expense
of substance and depth
while truth without grace
is merely brutality
disguised as goodness
a dangerous weapon
in the hands of a child
one without the other
is incomplete
both are essential
in order to live
the way we were
intended to

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