A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

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Sought perfection. Realised imperfection. Accepted grace.

by writtenvoice on July 17, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Grace is completely free, but up until recently I couldn't understand its value. It was only when I saw that there was no other way for me to feel adequate than to accept that I'm an imperfect, inconsistent, irrational human being who will make mistakes. Though I will try my best, I'll still fall short continuously. Even though I do, grace takes away my faults and failures the moment I accept it.


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