Racism \ ’rā-ˌsi-zəm\ noun: to speak, act, or think negatively about someone else solely based on their color, class, or culture
Grace \ ’grās\ noun: unmerited favor on the human race that we don’t deserve, cannot earn, and cannot repay
Gracism\ ’grā,si-zem \ vb: extending positive favor to other people regardless of, and sometimes because of, their color, class, or culture
"I will LIFT you up" lifting up the humble by assisting and elevating them toward success
"I will COVER you" protecting the most vulnerable among us from embarrassment and harm
"I will SHARE with you " opening up networks and resources to others who are systematically downtrodden, and refusing special treatment that may hurt them
"I will STAND with you" committing to stand with the weak... the majority committing to stand up for, and with, the minority
"I will HONOR you"recognizing those who are the most humble heroes among us regardless of color, class and culture
"I will CONSIDER you" having equal concern for our neighbors regardless of color, class or culture by considering their perspectives and needs
"I will CELEBRATE with you" rejoicing when the humble and less fortunate among us are helped
When you register to be a Gracist...
You are promising to live out the 7 sayings of a Gracist in a way that helps include others instead of excluding them.
You promise to build bridges of reconciliation and understanding where you can.
You promise to be a part of the solution to racism and not a part of the problem.
You promise to be a peace making reconciler.