God's grace is always staggering and often surprising. And God has a tremendous sense of humor. Case in point: second-hand socks. I happened upon this odd epiphany while reading a simply beautiful new book, Thrift Store Saints: Meeting Jesus 25 cents at a Time, by first-time author Jane Knuth.
Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts, used the metaphor City on a Hill." He advised the colonists to be a model community, as the whole world was watching them. Even when they showered. Especially when they showered.