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Grace has many meanings in the English language today One of these meanings isto be pardoned from ones actions In The Night Nurse by Joyce Carol Oates GraceBurkhardt is pardoned many times in her life She is pardoned from dying pardoned fromher actions toward others and eventually pardons herself from her actions In life we aregiven grace a pardon for our actions many times The first example of grace being given is Grace Burkhardts life being savedphysically She could have died but was instead saved and was given more time to live The doctors saved her life not because they chose her but because of their job Gracewas not pardoned by the doctors but by God who allowed her to live a while longer onthe earth She would have died from pulmonary embolism had she not been saved bythe doctors Pulmonary embolism would have been caused by a massive blood clot inher leg which had it broken free would have been carried to her heart and would havekilled her instantly Instead of dying at this place and time Grace is given more time toI have experienced this type of grace many times throughout my life Althoughwhen I first received this grace I may have not known I was receiving it A few instancesof when I have been shown grace is while I was driving I took gravel roads to schooland Ive had my share of ditches I have been shown grace in that I have never been hurt And the car that I was driving has never been damaged Instead of coming out of theaccident with no injuries I could have had really serious injuries or not have come out atall There have been many deaths in my high school because of gravel roads and I couldhave been one of those deaths had I not been given grace to continue livingThe second example of Grace receiving grace is from Harriet Zink Grace isreunited with
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