To show grace isn't about being kind now and then.
Grace transcends little prayers at dinner and women named Grace. Grace isn't always about moving your body gracefully; it's a much higher calling.

To be able to show grace fully is a tall order.
Look for ways to shine your grace toward others and inspire them to do the same. Passing on grace makes the world a better more elevated place to live.

Grace is something we do not deserve but receive in ways that are abundantly freeing. When we give someone grace who needs to be forgiven, we forgive them. When we offer grace to someone who can never pay us back, it is real.

The blind or deaf offer grace when we say something that may unknowingly be offensive. We should offer grace daily in the same way. Some people don't deserve it but that is what grace is; undeserved favor.

I have a friend who often does not deserve favor and consideration because she speaks without thinking. She embarrasses people and speaks bluntly. It is a struggle to give her grace during these times. I get frustrated but we must try to remain in grace, offering it as God does for us.

We do and say things that are not pleasing to God yet he, once again, offers us his grace and forgiveness.

I want to live there, in grace, with His protection and love. I want to emulate that grace that I am given in every situation. It is vitally important to live into grace when we least feel like it.

Today, before you say an unkind word - think of someone who can't speak. Before you complain about the taste of your food - think of someone who has nothing to eat. Before you complain about your husband or wife - think of someone who's crying out to God for a companion. Today before you complain about life - think of someone who left you too early to go to heaven.

Before whining about the distance you drive - think of someone who walks the same distance with their feet. When you are tired and complain about your job - think of the unemployed, the disabled, and those who wish they had your job. And when depressing thoughts seem to get you down - put a smile on your face and think: I'm alive and still around.

Life will change when you begin to embrace grace that abounds. You will grow through your days. When God sets His grace on us, he gives to us who do not deserve his divine attention. He drapes us with grace when we do not deserve it He showers us with grace so that we might know the abundance of His spirit.

When we realize that without His grace we cannot know true and pure grace for ourselves. In order to give it we must understand it in our own lives. It is difficult to comprehend the fullness of grace.

When you do not want to show someone grace when you think they made a stupid mistake, think again. We've all heard the quote, "But by the grace of God, there go I." What does His grace look like?

God's grace never changes. It is already fully giving, loving and forgiving. He personally proves grace through the sacrifice of His son. The price has been paid. All is well with our souls when we accept that grace alone. It is personal, it is powerful, it is divine. We must admit that we aren't perfect; He is.

Showing grace toward others is something we must diligently offer. Our direction should be focused on looking for those to whom we can emulate God's great love.

Be a person, that not only is graceful in life's moments of upset, but in addition, be the person who shows others what true grace is all about when they least deserve it.

You are capable of adding more grace to your life today. Do not wait. If you are upset with someone who 'did' you wrong, make it right. It is never wrong to do what is right.
Change the situation by opening your grace favors to others. Watch the freedom fly in your life and the lives of others as you practice grace and forgiveness.

Go. Act. Give grace. Bloom.

Author's Bio: 

Jan Miesse is an acclaimed speaker, mentor, and now, author, with her new breakout book, Bloom Girl Bloom. In writing Bloom Girl Bloom, Jan has conversed with women around the world about their aspirations, their hopes and dreams and how they are influenced by life choices and experiences. Follow Jan’s easy to learn concepts and you will pick yourself up from the ordinary, become extraordinary, and Bloom Girl Bloom.
Jan is an astute businesswoman, having owned several businesses and has served on leadership boards of numerous organizations.