"Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones."
Grace. Grace is the Small Steps virtue for May.
Do you know how many definitions there are for the word "Grace?"
"Charity is one of the biggest challenges we face," she said, because "freedom is both a gift and a source of temptation for our egos."
 Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old nature with its practices
 and have put on the new nature, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.
 Here there cannot be Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scyth'ian, slave, free man, but Christ is all, and in all.
Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, and patience,
 forbearing one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.
 And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.
 And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.
 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teach and admonish one another in all wisdom, and sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
 Whatever your task, work heartily, as serving the Lord and not men,
 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward; you are serving the Lord Christ.
 For the wrongdoer will be paid back for the wrong he has done, and there is no partiality.
Temporary supernatural intervention by God to enlighten the mind or strengthen the will to perform supernatural actions that lead to heaven. Actual grace is therefore a transient divine assistance to enable man to obtain, retain, or grow in supernatural grace and the life of God.
STATE OF GRACE
Condition of a person who is free from mortal sin and pleasing to God. It is the state of being in God's friendship and the necessary condition of the soul at death in order to attain heaven.