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state of grace

A state of religious piety or purity. She's been speaking with her local parish priest every day since becoming bedridden so that she can pass away in a state of grace.
See also: grace, of, state

state of grace

a condition of being free from sin.
See also: grace, of, state
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But Duddy Kravitz did not reveal what it means to be human, and he certainly did not seek a state of grace. Richler himself was ambiguous about Duddy, conceding that he was conniving, but maintaining that "he is supposed to end up, in spite of all the ruthless and rotten things he's done, so that you think, well, yes, this is another human being." We are far more likely to agree that Yvette is right in her final judgment on him: "I think you're rotten." Simcha, the grandfather Duddy tried to please, is the moral centre of the family, and he is left weeping over a grandson who has become a monster.
State of Grace, a smooth sounding mixed gospel trio.
In "Sacred Secrets: Living in a State of Grace", Nani shares the lessons learned throughout her years along with some of the most life-altering aha moments that transformed her life from a stressed-out overachiever to a joyful, peaceful healer who is following her heart and living her dreams.
Hymnal Tribulation's all around It wears a human face All our untold stories Will vanish without trace Autumnal fields breathe quietly Suspended in a state of grace Unconscious of the mortal tears That water every mundane place Beckon sempiternal soil To enfold you in its warm embrace.
The State of Grace. Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan, August 2018.
"The disjointed structure of the novel--jumping from one reality to another, and moving among first-, second-, and third-person perspectives--effectively reflects the state of Grace's mind, in which time is not linear but rather an incomplete mosaic of events past, present, and imagined.
The final revision of State of Grace (Bywater Books, $18.95) was completed in September 2015.
Even those in an "objective situation of sin" can be in a state of grace, and can even be more pleasing to God by trying to improve, he said.
Hilary Badger; STATE OF GRACE; Switch Press (Children's: Young Adult Fiction) 17.95 ISBN: 9781630790158
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I asked Gary Oldman how to (hone in on a character) after I saw him in "State of Grace." He told me to just get it down to three characteristics --like he like avocados, hates coffee and rides a motorcycle
state of grace is higher, interior, charged and charging with honor.
Christians needed only to be 'in a state of grace', unsullied and ready for the return of Christ.
Sheryl Corriveau, pilates instructor at State of Grace Wellness Center, is guest speaker..
All of this has brought me to the question: Is Communion a reward for those in the state of grace? Could it not be offered to all who need that help and grace?