Category: Forgiveness

Wednesday of Hope – Forgiveness

Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. – Lewis B. Smedes

Forgiveness of the Violet

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -Mark Twain in Untrain Your Parrot by Elizabeth Ham ilton

A Lesson on Forgiveness from Nelson Mandela

– Nelson Mandela

God’s Faithful Forgiveness

David’s saga continues today when the prophet Nathan comes to him and demands repentance. In this story of unvarnished humanness, David admits his sinfulness and turns to God for forgiveness. God doesn’t remove all the consequences for David’s despicable actions, but faithfully forgives David’s…