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Holocaust Survivor Forgives Concentration Camp Guard – Forgiveness Sundays November 22, 2020

This is an unusual story as it starts out about a Holocaust survivor, Simon Gronowski, who lives in Brussels who opened his window to start playing the piano during COVID-19 – A Holocaust Survivor Lifts Neighbors in Dark Times, New … Continue reading

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Saying Sorry and My Parents – Forgiveness Sundays November 15, 2020

My parents had two rules on saying we were sorry: 1) you had to mean it – sometimes it was obvious when you didn’t mean it by tone of voice; and 2) you had to know what you were apologizing … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Isn’t Always Easy – Forgiveness Sundays November 8, 2020

Updated November 9, 2020 for clarity. With some people, it’s best not to tell them you forgave them as I mentioned originally some people will think that means it’s okay to treat you badly or worse, they may increase the … Continue reading

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Should You Put Off Forgiveness – Forgiveness Sundays November 1, 2020

This came to my mind today – should you put off forgiveness? I was reminded of Luke 12: 16-21 where the rich man tore down barns to build bigger ones. He died before he could use them. I doubt he … Continue reading

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To Forget or To Forget Not – Forgiveness Sundays October 25, 2020

In looking at today’s topic for Forgiveness Sunday, I chose to look at an area where people disagree on forgiveness: To Forget or To Forget Not. There are times to forget and times to not forget. For example, if someone … Continue reading

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The Stoning of Stephen – Forgiveness Sundays October 18, 2020

In looking at today’s topic for Forgiveness Sunday, I decided to look at some examples from the Bible. While Stephen was being stoned to death, he made the following statement (Acts 7:59-60 King James Version): 59 And they stoned Stephen, calling … Continue reading

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I Disagree with “Better to Ask Forgiveness than Permission” – Forgiveness Sundays October 11, 2020

In looking at today’s topic for Forgiveness Sunday, I ran across someone who strongly believed in “Better to ask forgiveness than permission.” It was their favorite saying. The individual went on to mention it is one that came back to … Continue reading

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Some of the Saddest Words in the Bible Matthew 7:21 – 23 – Forgiveness Sundays October 4, 2020

Here are some of the saddest words in the Bible, Matthew 7:21 – 23 (King James Version) https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+7%3A21+-+23&version=KJV 21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will … Continue reading

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Forgive, But Realize Sometimes You Have to End the Relationship – Forgiveness Sundays September 27, 2020

There are times when you forgive someone, but you have to end the relationship. That’s a common theme I run across in articles and videos I read or watch on forgiveness. There are times where you forgive the person, but … Continue reading

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Don’t Cut Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face – Forgiveness Sundays September 20, 2020

“Cutting off your nose to spite your face” was one of Mom’s favorite sayings. It wasn’t usually directed at me as I realized how silly a concept this was. She said it often enough it stuck with me. Here’s Wikipedia … Continue reading

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