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The Key Is the Desire for Forgiveness!
Forgiveness is a gift from God.
Forgiveness is a gift to oneself.
Forgiveness is an act of will, a decision to let go of the desire to get even with someone who has hurt you.
Jesus preached forgiveness, the loving of one's enemies.
Forgiveness is at the essence of the Judae-Christian tradition.
There's a difference between forgiveness, reconciliation and justice.
We forgive because we need to be healed.
The person who chooses not to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
Forgiveness is a slow process.
Research indicates that forgiveness is the trait most strongly linked to happiness.
It takes courage to forgive.
Forgiveness is the only solution for violence in our world today.
Forgiveness doesn't have to be communicated to the other.
Forgiveness doesn't approve of the behavior of the other.
Forgiveness isn't easy and isn't the normal human reaction.
The major reason why people don't forgive is that they don't have any models of forgiveness in their lives.
Not to forgive is to be a perennial victim of those who have hurt us.
Forgiveness will not result in forgetting.
Forgiveness is the treatment of choice for anger.
God sometimes gives people the grace to heal immediately.
Facing Forgiveness. Sofield, Juliano and Bp. G. Aymond New Orleans,LA
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