The Policy of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is one of the most powerful tools you have at your disposal as a human being. Forgiveness purifies your heart and liberates your mind. It releases you from the tyranny of past grievances and offenses, rendering them powerless insofar as your expression is concerned. There are no exclusions or limitations in the policy of …

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Excusing and Forgiving

If you do not forgive, you will not be forgiven. There are no exceptions to this rule. All must be forgiven—however spiteful, however cruel, however often they are repeated. If we do not forgive, we shall not be forgiven.  That said, forgiving and excusing are two different things.  Forgiveness says, “I forgive you completely, without …

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The Fall of Man, Repentance, and Restoration

Much consideration has been given to the fall of man, which was described biblically and in numerous other ancient religions and mythologies from around the world. The biblical fall centered around the misuse of free will — in the form of disobedience and disagreement with God’s will — and resulted in a loss of man’s innocence, …

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Walls and Roads

“The finest triumph of civilization, in every phase of human activity, is the tearing down of walls of separation, aloofness and antagonism between nations, classes and individuals. Commerce has done much, the telegraph, the telephone and wireless have had their part, increased travel and the spread of education have also been factors in sapping to …

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On Revenge

"This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well." ~ Francis Bacon When you are consumed by bitterness, it spreads within you like a disease. Such bitterness may appeal temporarily to others who, fooled by grief, drawn in by sympathy or preoccupied by …

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