Tag Archives: Forgive

Mad Is Easier than Sad

As we enter the Lenten season, and I ponder the sins I struggle with, a thought occurred to me that encapsulates my struggle: mad is easier than sad. In other words, when someone hurts me and I feel sad, it … Continue reading

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The Grudge – A Poem

Over the past week or so I’ve been thinking a lot about 1 Corinthians 13:5 – love “keeps no record of wrongs.” For Thankful Thursday, I’m thankful that God loves us so much that He keeps no record of our … Continue reading

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Good Advice Not Followed – My Tuesday Three

A quote from Alice in Wonderland came to mind yesterday, and I couldn’t get it out of my head. I decided to check the accuracy of my quote, and discovered that the way I remembered it must have been from … Continue reading

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Learning to Forgive – A Poem

Many years ago the Lord taught me the importance of forgiving others. The command to forgive as we have been forgiven is not meant to be a burden, but rather a means of giving our burdens to God and lightening … Continue reading

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Mercy Is Not for the Deserving, It’s for Us

Johnny Cash recorded a song, originally written by Nick Cave, called “The Mercy Seat.” It is a powerful song about a man on death row. There is no indication of what his crime is or what evidence there was against him. … Continue reading

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Wacky Advice – Forgiveness

It’s only mid-January, and already I’ve hit a day where I don’t know what to write about, but I committed to posting every day in 2011. So I thought I would check out the ideas at The Daily Post at … Continue reading

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The Mercy of Our God Is Great

During this Christmas season, an idea for a post has been bouncing around in my head but it seemed something was missing. Today, reading a post of a fellow blogger, I came across a verse that seemed to tie the … Continue reading

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