Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Forged in Forgiveness

Oh, wow… Behold the power of forgiveness. The article behind this video is here.  

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Mandela’s Legacy: Truth & Reconciliation Commission

Virtue Online: In dozens of stories about Nelson Mandela after his death few mentioned his greatest achievement – the creation of a South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission which was part of the new country’s Constitution. Its negotiators were former … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Forgiveness

Reproduced from The Austin Stone: Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” These are simple, powerful, and even poetic words that I’ve said so many times without fully grasping their meanings. On July 15th, my … Continue reading

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I Forgive You…

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The Great Benefits of Forgiveness

The Southern Cross: Have you ever said the words: “I will never forgive you for what you have done to me”? Maybe not, or maybe not often, I hope. But these are common words spoken in anger after an experience … Continue reading

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Forgiving Monsters

George Conger: One of the most notorious criminal cases in modern European history has returned to the public eye, dominating the front pages and leaders of Belgium’s newspapers. A judge has agreed to release Michelle Martin from prison on the … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Sins

G. K. Chesterton once wrote about being asked the following question, “Why did you join the Church of Rome?” Chesterton was an agnostic in his youth, then was an Anglican for many years before entering the Catholic Church in 1922. … Continue reading

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Robert Downey Jr Urges Hollywood: ‘Forgive Mel Gibson’

It befalls a Jewish-Buddhist (or Jewbu – Robert Downey, Jr) to make the call.  MSNBC reports: Los Angeles — It was supposed to be Robert Downey Jr.’s night, but somehow Friday’s American Cinematheque Award ceremony became all about Mel Gibson. When the evening’s honoree took … Continue reading

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God Forgiving a Serial Killer?

“… while society will never forgive me, God has.” NY Daily News: Albany – Notorious “Son of Sam” serial killer David Berkowitz has no interest in getting out of jail. Berkowitz said prison is “not a good place” but he … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor: Son’s Killer Moves Next Door

Exemplary Christianity! (CBS News) Minneapolis – In Minnesota, a young man was murdered and his killer was sent to prison. Then, as CBS News correspondent Steve Hartman reports, the story took a surprising turn.  In a small apartment building in North … Continue reading

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