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FORGIVENESS

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

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I miss and think of my dad every day, that is some thing that won't ever go away. Growing up my dad was always there for us....

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Last Words

Submitted by Anonymous

My story may not be one of many challenges or of many hardships. But it is one that I know made me who I am today.

It...

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Misleading Appearance

Submitted by Anonymous

That was an unusually dark winter night. I was on my way home from work on the ghastly quiet road of my hometown. I drove my...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Glen W

This is the story of my youngest son, Glen, who is no longer with us. He passed away almost seven years ago and would have...

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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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Starr C

Starr is my dad who died in 1985. He is my friend and hero. His plans always included me. We always worked and hunted...

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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...ie...don'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 relationship.do you want to be right or do you want to have a relationship?
Larry, Nairobi,Kenya

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