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j-conrad-guest's picture
Sep.17.2009
It’s been written that to forgive is human, to forget divine. Three words — “I forgive you.” Perhaps as easily said as three others: “I love you.” Yet if true love comes only later, when the butterflies stop flitting about, when we realize we like the other person, that we want to be with them (not...
sezin-koehler's picture
Sep.17.2009
Here in Europe we have this amazing cream called Bepanthen that is phenomenal for healing wounds without any resulting scarring. Doesn't matter how you got the wound, scrape, burn, but if you use Bepanthen on it you absolutely will not scar. I got to thinking that maybe forgiveness is like that...
mary-cook's picture
Sep.17.2009
When someone harms us or is hurtful in some way, we tend to absorb and retain these energies. We often obsess about the experience, and tell everyone we know, letting the story and its feelings grow. Our response to harm may be self-righteous indignation, or chronic pain and suffering. It may be...
molly-secours's picture
Sep.17.2009
Look Carefully. See anyone you know in this photo? Is it your mother, your aunt, your grandmother?  Young Elizabeth Eckford is 'welcomed' by angry white women on her first day of school-southern style. The 'insanity' now, is the 'insanity' of 1957.  Rush Limbaugh was only seven and Fox TV did not...
mailrangam-venkataraman's picture
Sep.17.2009
Please forgive alwaysTo derive peaceful daysGod will show His graceAs forgiving every paysJoy, you can purchaseFor you the World praysKneel before you our raceTrue bliss, you can traceAgainst you, never fate playsGod offers you the first place If you are very kindly forgivingHappily you will be...
jennifer-henderson's picture
Sep.17.2009
I used to not have a TV....until tv came to my house through the internet. Now I've gotten hooked on a few series, one of which is Jericho. Jericho "is a small town in Kansas that finds itself cut off from the rest of the world after a mushroom cloud appears on the horizon, and a TV and radio...
rosy-cole's picture
Sep.17.2009
                      Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast. Marlene Dietrich   The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Mahatma Gandhi   Forgiveness is the...
joseph-breunig-3rd's picture
Sep.17.2009
We are wronged by people daily,but to not forgive is unconscionable.The Universal King had died for all;for in eternity's view, we're pardonable. He has given absolute amnestyto everyone who has accepted Him.Make no mistake about this unmerited immunity -Grace's favor (over the course of Life)...
talia-carner's picture
Sep.16.2009
This essay was filed for the "forgiveness" blog competition, and has now been removed due to the sensitive, personal, and emotionally charged nature of its content.
megan-whalen's picture
Sep.16.2009
The idea of forgiveness can be tricky. If you forgive, you are telling someone it was okay for them to hurt you, you are over it. If you don't, the pain that was brought upon you will eat you up alive. It's a little bit of a no win situation, at least that's how I see it. They say it takes a really...