Movieguide’s Movies That Inspire honored Dolly Parton on Easter Sunday on The REELZ Channel with its Grace Prize. The legendary country singer declared that God’s grace has always been a part of her life.
The popular award show run by the organization that provides movie reviews for Christians was held virtually this year due to the COIVD-19 pandemic, showcasing films released in 2020 that highlighted redeeming faith and family content.
Movieguide’s Movies That Inspire celebrated five award winners during its broadcast, including Parton.
The American singer and actress won the Grace Prize for Most Inspiring Performance for her role in “Dolly Parton’s Christmas On The Square.”
“That’s been a big part of my whole life,” Parton shared of grace while accepting the honor.
“I talk a lot about faith and family because my grandpa was a preacher, my mother was very, very spiritual, so I grew up very spiritual and I’m a spiritual person, myself,” she continued.
“I really have a lot of faith, and I thank God every day [for] everything good that happens to me, and I pray for guidance.”
She concluded her speech by saying that every accolade she receives in life gives her reason to thank God.
“When I do get recognized for things like this, it just makes me think, ‘Well, praise the Lord!’” Parton concluded.
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