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A Special Kind of Grace: The Remarkable Story of the Devadosses

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A Special Kind of Grace: The Remarkable Story of the Devadosses

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.

- C.S. Lewis -

A Special Kind of Grace: The Remarkable Story of the Devadosses

He is a writer and an artist whose captivating pen-and-ink drawings, books and greeting cards reflect the beauty of southern India. His wife helped compose his work. What makes their story extraordinary? Manohar Devadoss is near blind. His art is produced through a painstaking process of extraordinary will-power and dedication. His wife Mahema was paralyzed below the shoulders, the result of a car accident when they were in their early thirties. Despite the odds, this couple crafted a life together of tremendous beauty, joy and generosity touching many hearts along the way. This piece shares a glimpse of their journey, their art and inspiration. { read more }

Be The Change

Mahema Devadoss passed away in 2008, but her legacy of love lives on. Manohar Devadoss turns 80-years-old today and continues to hold the torch of their inspiration. Send him a birthday message of appreciation for the shining example of grace he and his wife offered the world. { more }


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