I'm thankful that words exist in any space. Unspoken, rehearsed, recorded and remembered. Repeated, muttered, released, unfettered. Whispered, scrawled, retracted, erased. Thoughtfully summoned. Spontaneously phrased. What a world to inhabit this world if words.
Finding Grace with Ralph Waldo Emerson and Friends is part of a 5-part blog series about the importance of stepping away from the strain of your busy world and into nature, to reflect on the meaningful things of life. I propose that such behaviour will ensure encounters with grace.
For Hannah More, slavery was sin. The acknowledgement of evil and humanity's propensity to harm others shaped her view of why slavery existed in the first place. In Part 3 of my exploration of Hacking Abolition, I look at the origin and advent of More's poem Slavery which jolted the British Empire and pushed readers at the highest levels of influence of society, to look in the mirror and look at the heart of the slave trade.