Thursday, October 9, 2008

Grace and gratitude

The Charity of Elizabeth of Hungary

It's a simple sentence. Brief but profound:

In the New Testament, religion is grace and ethics is gratitude.

--Thomas Erskine

I did not know anything about Thomas Erskine before coming across this quotation. I do recommend that you click through and read up on him. Very interesting person, indeed.


  1. here's some trivia for ya - i was married in a catholic church - St. Elizabeth's of Hungary :)

  2. That's cool, Roberta.

    I read a historical novel about her life when I was in high school and was so very inspired!

  3. Sorry about all this spam, Roberta. Weird. I don't usually get this. I will hate to have to put word verification on the comments. That's such a hassle. Let's hope this is an abberation.


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