Forgiveness is to give others pardon for something they may have done.



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  • “It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.”

    —Joseph Addison English Essayist, Poet, Playwright And Politician.

  • “The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.”

    —Honore de Balzac Novelist

  • “Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.”

    —Henry Ward Beecher Clergyman, Social Reformer

  • “There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.”

    —Josh Billings [Henry Wheeler Shaw] Humorist, Essayist

  • “It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too.”

    —Josh Billings [Henry Wheeler Shaw] Humorist, Essayist

Stories About Forgiveness

Never Undersestimate The Power Of Single Parenting Skills

Submitted by Linda

I had neighbors that were not mean to my children and I, yet while inside their apartment (down stairs and under my family)...

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Please Accept My Apology

Submitted by Anonymous

You probably remember me from the other day. I was the one who reacted very slowly to the green traffic light. When you...

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Friendship And Forgiveness

Submitted by Avery

Sometimes you have to forgive people for their mistakes. A long time ago, my friend Jessica betrayed me. She started hanging...

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Everyday Hero Stories

David Bagley

My Anthem...

I would respectfully like to share my story with you. It is about surviving, healing, faith and forgiveness....

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Felicia S

I want to introduce my daughter Felicia Smith. She was my second daughter and grew up to be a kind, generous, loving young...

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Parvathy K

Parvathy is my mom. When she was a student she got 1st rank in all classes. Her family was so poor they weren't even able to...

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Recent Comments

my parents recently divorced. i'm 14, and im old enough to understand their divorce was not about me or my sister. however, he has been abusive both physically and emotionally to me and my mother for as long as i can remember... i even called the cops on him once. he lives a few minutes away now in an apartment, but i havent gone to visit him at all since the divorce 2 weeks ago. i hope i can find it in my heart to forgive him like my sister has, but its so hard.
Michaela, Texas

having the ability to know you love others
Flor, Alto

Forgiveness is a trait everyone needs because its what holds the country's of the world together. People should always learn to forgive and forget, because forgiveness allows you to move on to better things to greater dreams and stronger relationships.
Lila , Curtis Mi Usa

Your life experience IS what it IS and ISN'T what it ISN'T - so don't make your life experience what it ISN''t turn your life experience into marvelous dramas or into horror stories. EMBRACE life - LOVE it - LIVE it! (forgive and forget what you can't) You'll be surprised what a difference it makes!
Les Coughran, Camas Wa

Forgiveness is hard, but you have to take the simplest step first, that is to be willing to have a you want to be right or do you want to have a relationship?
Larry, Nairobi,Kenya

When we are able to accept that we don't have to be perfect, we can move towards more consistently forgiving ourselves. Doing so allows us to be more vulnerable and our defenses naturally come down. When defenses come down, we are able to relate more authentically with our fellow human beings. Out of this type of relating comes joy, love and peace.
Ben G, Brisbane, Ca

Forgiveness releases us to be healthy.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga

Being forgiven is love. Forgiving oneself is empowering, and may be the first step toward learning to love by healing the actions of the head and revealing the truth of the heart.
Jon, Indiana

Forgiveness is a cleansing of the heart
Darlene, California

"Forgiveness means mustering up the courage to free yourself from the monsters that are holding you back--anger and resentment."
Antonio Martins, Sa, Tx

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