Tag Archives: forgiveness

7 Keys to Life

I saw a version of this online recently and thought it was worth sharing. I’m sorry I don’t know where it came from or who deserves the credit. But it seems like some pretty good advice about how to succeed … Continue reading

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The Need to Forgive

It is reported that when Leonardo da Vinci was painting “The Last Supper”, he became angry with a man and lashed out at him. He even threatened the man. Then he went back to his workplace and tried to paint … Continue reading

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Give Thanks in All Circumstances

Matthew Henry, the famous Bible scholar, was once accosted by thieves and robbed of his money. Following that event he wrote these words in his diary: “Let me be thankful first because I was never robbed before; second, although they … Continue reading

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Sorry!

I once found a drawing that someone had made on the white board in a room where I teach a Wednesday night class at church. The drawing appeared to have been made by a child in elementary school. The problem … Continue reading

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Accepting the Pardon

About the year 1830, a man named George Wilson killed a man. Wilson was tried, convicted and sentenced to be hanged. However, President Andrew Jackson sent him a pardon. But Wilson did a strange thing. He refused to accept the … Continue reading

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Lesson in Forgiveness

Retired baseball player Bill Buckner died Monday at the age of 69. Buckner was a good fielder and a great hitter, amassing 2,715 hits in a career that spanned over 2 decades. Buckner won a batting title in 1980 and … Continue reading

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Sweet Revenge

Abe Lemons was asked if he was bitter at Texas Athletic Director Deloss Dodds who fired him as the Longhorn’s basketball coach. He replied, “Not at all, but I plan to buy a glass-bottomed car so I can watch the … Continue reading

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Vengeance Is Mine!

A mother heard her 4-year-old son let out a scream, so she came running into the room. There she saw her two-year-old daughter pulling mightily on her brother’s hair. Mom gently released the little girl’s grip and comforted her son, … Continue reading

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Eye of the Beholder

A mother once came to President Lincoln to ask him to spare the life of her son who had been sentenced to death. After listening to her pleading, Lincoln issued a pardon. As she left her meeting with the president, … Continue reading

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Face in a Crowd

A man who was wanted by police in China thought that he could hide in a crowd of 60,000 people who had gathered for a concert. He was wrong. Cameras at the entrances of the venue had modern facial recognition … Continue reading

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