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How to Ask for Forgiveness

The Story is in the Struggle and it’s Telling!

The Story. Is in the struggle. It’s telling. It’s captivating.  People stop and will allow themselves to be taken in by a compelling story. I know.. I’ve been listening to your heart and mine, hearing the stories. For months, people have been sharing their amazing stories centered around forgiveness, inspiring me, assuring me to stay on track writing my Forgiveness book. Hearing all these beautiful stories has been a heart-expanding, mind-blowing experience.Thank you for sharing your stories with me!  Each…

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St Francis of Assisi Peace Prayer and Forgiveness

St Francis of Assisi’s Peace Prayer fairly well covers the topic of forgiveness, our shared human need for grace, and to extend it to others. Considering the words comprising this, it seems to be offered as a genuine plea for grace and peace, citing examples of much of what often plagues the human soul. Studying his prayer carefully, you will see it serves as a model for setting things right in life. Usually when we come to a point where…

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Revenge and Forgiveness

Revenge and Forgiveness – Revenge is a short-term hate tactic, never a solution to any problem. It is the polar opposite of forgiveness. It solves nothing, creates more discord, possibly widening any chasm that might otherwise be bridged by extending grace. Yet, we see this occurring somewhere in the world nearly everyday, don’t we? “All who see me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads.” ~ Psalm 22:7  In this reading, we are reminded of Jesus’ mockery as a part of the…

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Writing About Forgiveness

The response to my current book project on Forgiveness has been heart-expanding and mind-blowing! So many have shared their incredible stories and encouragement with me. In the process, I’m exceedingly appreciative of all of the ongoing assurances showing how desperately this book is needed. On this amazing writing journey, some days’ events and serendipitous encounters seemed like huge billboards plastered everywhere along the road. Unavoidable, they served to remind me of the extreme importance of this book, realizing potential positive…

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