Amazing Grace. How Sweet The Sound.
Jun 28 2015
What a historic week it’s been here in the United States of America! Whether you agree or don’t agree on the rulings, the research, the findings, the laws, and/or the songs sung, I think we can all agree that it was historic. Check out Fred Wilson’s post called What A Week for a better write-up than I have time to create about the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) rulings on the Affordable Health Care Act, Marriage Equality, and President Obama singing Amazing Grace at Clementa Pinckney‘s funeral.
Here’s an interesting article on businesses reactions to the marriage equality ruling: These 35 Companies Just Told America Exactly What They Think About the SCOTUS Marriage Ruling
My absolute favorite hymn is Amazing Grace. I sing it to my kids often. To hear President Obama unexpectedly sing it with a voice less than the almost perfect ones we typically hear on mass media, reminded me how vulnerable and human (not perfect) we all are. We all deserve and should offer grace and forgiveness to others. I think it took courage for him to sing that wonderful hymn (video link embedded below) for so many reasons.
Here’s to experiencing more amazing grace for our country and the world…Author: Aruni | Filed under: FYI, Just For Fun, singing | Tags: affordable care act, amazing grace, marriage equality, obama, supreme court | 2 Comments »