Grace and Perseverance

Posted March 8, 2019 2:52 am by Christian Daru

Grace and Perseverance

“This imaginary baptism, the immersion in purity, the elevation of my being above the filth in which I had been mired and, overnight, this sense of responsibility, made me into a different man.” “What they lack in progress they make up for in a Christian charity that puts the so-called civilized nations to shame.”
The above are both quotes from Papillon, an autobiographical portrait of one man’s struggle (Henri Charriere) to escape from a sentence of life-long hard labor on a French penal colony for a murder he did not commit. There is much in this remarkable story that I think is

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