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SATURDAY MORNING WAKE-UP CALL - Amazing Grace

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AMAZING GRACE - the song, words written by the English poet and clergyman John Newton (1725–1807). He was an officer on slave ships.  In 1748, a violent storm battered his vessel off the coast of County DonegalIreland so severely that he called out to God for mercy, a moment that markedhis spiritual conversion. He was no longer comfortable in his role in the slave trade. He quit in 1754.GRACE: love and mercy,  a way of moving that is smooth and attractive and that is not stiff or awkward; : a controlled, polite, and pleasant way of behaving; graces : skills that are needed for behaving in a polite way in social situations;  disposition to or an act or instance of kindness, courtesy, or clemency;   to confer dignity or honor on; TO ADORN OR EMBELLISH;   From Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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