It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Chapter 11, Page 11, Book 12
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
William Arthur Ward
#11 of 30 things I'm thankful for in November
Yes, forgiveness is a wonderful thing. It's a gift we give not only to others, but to ourselves as well. We all make mistakes and forgiveness gives us a chance to do better.
I have both forgiven others and been forgiven myself. Forgiveness allows you to see people for all they are, and see yourself for who you are.
How much happier would we find ourselves, free of the burden of old wounds, old grudges, old judgments and negative feelings
Life is too brief for hate and spite. We have no time for malice. Life is too swift for bitter thoughts or words. Life is too great for petty things. Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. We can choose a better way.
Truly, forgiveness is a healing gift we give ourselves
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.