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  • How My Priest Taught Me About Forgiveness When A Man Bombed Our Church

    12/27/2017 8:11:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 27, 2017 | Margot Cleveland
    A few weeks ago, when my husband returned home from work, his evening greeting struck a serious chord: “Did you hear what happened at Divine Child?” Divine Child is our Catholic parish church, located just a mile away.I hadn’t, so he quickly explained that a man had set off explosives in the Adoration Chapel nestled just west of the church. He added that the website for our local news “paper” included a video from the security system.That night after tucking our son into bed, I pulled up the story. More details had developed: The explosives were commercial-grade fireworks. Two women...
  • The Salvation of Napalm Girl

    12/22/2017 11:45:57 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 20 replies
    wsj ^ | 21 Dec 2017 | Kim Phuc Phan Thi
    ...You have probably seen my picture a thousand times. Yes, that picture. .. ... I had not been targeted. I had simply been in the wrong place at the wrong time... .... Yet as I look back over a spiritual journey that has spanned more than three decades, I realize the same bombs that caused so much pain and suffering also brought me to a place of great healing. Those bombs led me to Jesus Christ... Christmas is not about the gifts we carefully wrap and place under a tree. Rather, it is about the gift of Jesus Christ, who...
  • Kathie Lee Gifford wants forgiveness and mercy for Matt Lauer

    11/29/2017 9:11:15 AM PST · by conservative98 · 74 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 29, 2017 | 10:46am | Francesca Bacardi
    Kathie Lee Gifford wants to forgive Matt Lauer. The Today star, alongside co-host Hoda Kotb, addressed Lauers prompt firing after an employee raised allegations of sexual harassment against him. Im grappling with, should I even share something? But I guess I really should, Gifford, 64, said during the 10 a.m. hour of Kathie Lee & Hoda. I dont feel that Matt has betrayed us in any way at all but when I found out that my husband [Frank Gifford] had betrayed me, you question your own judgment. You say, Was everything a lie? And I think we have to very...
  • What People Talk About Before They Die

    11/28/2017 12:14:45 AM PST · by beaversmom · 101 replies
    CNN ^ | October 25, 2017 | Kerry Egan
    As a divinity school student, I had just started working as a student chaplain at a cancer hospital when my professor asked me about my work.>SNIP< "I talk to the patients," I told him. "You talk to patients? And tell me, what do people who are sick and dying talk to the student chaplain about?" he asked.>SNIP< They talk about the love they felt, and the love they gave. Often they talk about love they did not receive, or the love they did not know how to offer, the love they withheld, or maybe never felt for the ones they...
  • I must forgive, parents offer forgiveness to suspected drunk driver who killed Utah teen

    11/24/2017 8:58:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 59 replies
    KUTV ^ | Friday, November 24th 2017 | Jeremy Harris
    Less than 48 hours after the death of their teen son in a Taylorsville crosswalk, the Harsh family has a message for the woman accused of driving drunk and killing him. The first thought that came to me was, we need to let her know we have no bad feelings, Lemuel Harsh told 2News Friday afternoon. She needs to know, and were pretty safe in saying Robert would want this. The woman that Lemuel and Gina Harsh forgive is Roxanna Molina, 27, who was arrested after fleeing from the Cadillac Escalade that hit Robert Harsh, 19, the night before Thanksgiving.
  • Finding Forgiveness Through the Magnificence of Mercy - A Homily for the 24th Sunday of the Year

    09/17/2017 7:54:12 AM PDT · by Salvation · 5 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 09-16-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Finding Forgiveness Through the Magnificence of Mercy - A Homily for the 24th Sunday of the Year Msgr. Charles Pope • September 16, 2017 • The Gospel this Sunday draws us into a remarkably sensitive area of the faith, that of forgiving others who may have harmed us. There are many who been authentically hurt and others who in offering forgiveness will become vulnerable to further harm. Forgiveness is something we experience as a very personal call; in some cases, it may be the most challenging thing we are ever asked to do.I have titled this Homily carefully; if...
  • There is a Fountain Filled with Blood

    04/27/2017 7:17:57 AM PDT · by Revski · 2 replies
    Revski Youtube video's ^ | 4/27/2017 | Revski
    There is a Fountain Filled with Blood, is song A-Capella the second day after cataract sugary that was so wonderful, I can see so very well. Thanks for watching.
  • Forgiveness: Muslims Moved as Coptic Christians Do the Unimaginable

    04/21/2017 5:01:45 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 65 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 4/20/17 | Jayson Casper
    Twelve seconds of silence is an awkward eternity on television. Amr Adeeb, perhaps the most prominent talk show host in Egypt, leaned forward as he searched for a response. The Copts of Egypt are made of steel! he finally uttered. Moments earlier, Adeeb was watching a colleague in a simple home in Alexandria speak with the widow of Naseem Faheem, the guard at St. Marks Cathedral in the seaside Mediterranean city. On Palm Sunday, the guard had redirected a suicide bomber through the perimeter metal detector, where the terrorist detonated. Likely the first to die in the blast,...
  • The Vision of Satan and the High Priest...Zechariah pt 4

    The first three visions of Zechariah must have comforted the remnant of the nation of Israel, as they picked through the ruined walls of Jerusalem, once known as, the city of the Great King. Jerusalem was in ruins, in appearance she was far from being the Joy of the Whole earth , the city of our God, rather she was like a shattered and ruined widow, sitting in the ashes of her mourning. How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess...
  • Grudges Don't Hurt Them. (But They Do Hurt You.)

    01/11/2017 12:33:22 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 5 replies
    EWTN ^ | 1/11/2017 | Charles O'Connell
    Milo Milburn, "Letting go of grudges". Weds Jan 11 at 8 PM Eastern EWTN Live Streaming PLAYER Click Here Photo, License Frame: 'Grudges Don't Hurt Them'"It happened 60 years ago. She's been dead for 10 years. She's not coming back. Get over it." My Aunt Mary held a grudge against my Mom, Betty. Mary blamed Betty due to her belief Betty had caused their parents to split up for a few months. Mary was in a faction in her own mind, with one parent in her mind against another. IT HAPPENED IN 1932!Betty died in 1989. Mary was holding it...
  • Grudge Don't Hurt Them. (But They Do Hurt You.)

    01/10/2017 9:08:44 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 21 replies
    EWTN ^ | 1/10/2017 | Charles O'Connell
    Milo Milburn, letting go of grudges. Weds Jan 11 at 8 PM Eastern EWTN Live Streaming PLAYER Click Here Photo, License Frame: 'Grudges Don't Hurt Them'"It happened 60 years ago. She's been dead for 10 years. She's not coming back. Get over it." My Aunt Mary held a grudge against my Mom, Betty. Mary blamed Betty due to her belief Betty had caused their parents to split up for a few months. Mary was in a faction in her own mind, with one parent in her mind against another. IT HAPPENED IN 1932!Betty died in 1989. Mary was holding it...
  • Pope extends power to forgive abortion to all priests

    11/21/2016 8:37:06 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 150 replies
    AOL News ^ | November 21, 2016 | Reuters
    VATICAN CITY, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Monday extended indefinitely to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors. Francis, who has made a more inclusive and forgiving Roman Catholic Church a characteristic of his papacy, made the announcement in a document known as an "apostolic letter" after Sunday's close of the Church's "Holy Year of Mercy". He said he wanted to "restate as firmly as I can that abortion is a grave sin, since it puts an end to an innocent life" but "there is no sin...
  • Pope Extends Permission on Abortion Forgiveness

    11/21/2016 6:27:30 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    abc ^ | 11/21/16 | FRANCES D'EMILIO
    Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve the faithful of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely the special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy...
  • Mother Says She Forgives Daughter's Accused Killer

    10/22/2016 9:58:10 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 45 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | 21 OCT 16 | Charmaine Nero
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK,Ark.--The mother of an 18-year-old murder victim says she forgives the man accused of killing her daughter. The shooting rattled a North Little Rock neighborhood earlier this week; many called it an act of domestic violence. The mother of the victim says this is not the first time she has dealt with the murder of a loved one. She says she is relying on family and her faith after seeing her brother, her husband and now her daughter murdered in the last few years. Family pictures lined the table inside the home of an 18-year-old whose life was...
  • We are Christians. Let's teach America, the World and Trump about Repentance and Forgiveness.

    10/09/2016 6:34:22 AM PDT · by mitchell001 · 32 replies
    Oct. 9, 2016 | Ralph Mitchell
    We are Christians. Let's teach America and the World about Repentance and Forgiveness. From today's Old Testament Reading-- 2 Kings 5:14-17, "His flesh became again like the flesh of a little child, and he was clean of his leprosy.".....Someone out there, ask Donald J. Trump (as a Christian to Ask for Forgiveness). Then, we can all move on from these terrible words uttered 11 years ago. Remember, Donald uttered terrible words and his heart was in a bad place. They were words. No one died as in Bengazi, due to the selfish acts of Hillary. Hillary has not admitted to...
  • Forgiving Others

    08/21/2016 1:40:49 PM PDT · by metmom · 7 replies
    Grace to ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "[Love] does not take into account a wrong suffered" (1 Cor. 13:5). If you love someone, you wont keep a record of their offenses. It is reported that when the Moravian missionaries first went to the Eskimos, they couldn't find a word in their language for forgiveness. They had to combine a series of shorter words into one compound word: Issumagijoujungnainermik. Although the word appears formidable, its meaning is beautiful, being translated: "Not-being-able-to-think-about-it-anymore." You've probably noticed that unforgiving people usually have good memories. Some can hold a grudge for a lifetime. But love never keeps a record of wrongs committed...
  • Thy Precious Blood (devotional)

    03/10/2016 9:58:06 AM PST · by imardmd1 · 1 replies
    Days of Praise, Institute of Creation Research ^ | March 9, 2016 | John D. Morris, Ph.D.
    "In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: . . . And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven." (Colossians 1:14, 20) John introduced Jesus to the world at His baptism by saying, "Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world" (John 1:29). He was known prophetically as a lamb even before then. "He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep...
  • Acting on forgiveness

    02/27/2016 8:36:54 AM PST · by Salvation · 5 replies ^ | February 10, 2016 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Acting on forgiveness While we shouldn’t harbor anger, we also don’t need to continue a relationship with one who has hurt us Msgr. Charles Pope Question: I am a contractor who did some work for some cousins. They cheated me out of a significant amount of money. Strangely, I still get invited to family functions by them as if nothing happened. But I don’t want anything to do with them. Does forgiveness require me to accept invitations and be friendly?— Name, location withheld Answer: Forgiveness involves letting go of the need to change the past. Through forgiveness, we are able...
  • A Dirge (For a friend that fell)

    Oh Troubler, why do you trouble us? We had just talked to you, we thought you were doing better… Why did you take your eyes off of Him who comes to us in the midst of every storm? What did you see, when you gazed at the Babylonian garment? What misery was so great that you were willing to sell out, just to relieve it? Did it work? Are you better now? Now, we who love you are miserable? Wouldn’t it be better to suffer than to sin? Which is worse, suffering or sin? Which is the cause and which...
  • Do Christians feel compelled to forgive Rubio for his amnesty lies?

    02/03/2016 7:35:18 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 24 replies
    Do some people voting for Rubio see it as forgiveness for hating on him for all his amnesty lies?