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Out Of Tragedy, An Unexpected Connection Is Made

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http://www.npr.org - Six months ago, Raphael Hameed was walking with his 5-year-old son, Ish, in Colorado Springs, Colo., when they were hit by a speeding car.

Raphael was seriously injured. Ish, his only child, was killed. And while the driver is awaiting trial for vehicular homicide, her sister, Megiddëh Goldston, has formed a bond with the Hameed family. They connected after the accident, and Megiddëh visits Raphael and his wife, Heidi, to help with their day-to-day life.

"I was walking my son home from th

Queen uses Christmas Day speech to promote reconciliation and forgiveness

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk - The Queen used her Christmas Day broadcast to call for reconciliation between the people of Scotland in the wake of the divisive independence referendum.

In her annual address to the nation, she said that while many felt "great relief" at the ‘No’ vote, many voters still felt a sense of “great disappointment” and that bridging those differences would “take time”.

The Queen also drew on her trip to Northern Ireland, her visit to see the ceramic poppies at the Tower of London and the 1914

Forgiveness Is Liberating

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http://billmoyers.com - Archbishop Desmond Tutu oversaw South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In this 1997 speech, recently reprinted in Yes! magazine in response to calls for a truth and reconciliation process here in the US to “address the abysmal — and often lethal — racial inequalities,” Tutu talked about what the commission meant to the people of South Africa.

There have been those who have been vociferous in asserting that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), far from promoting reconci

SAFA won't forgive Mahlangu

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http://www.sport24.co.za - The South African Football Association CEO Dennis Mumble has revealed that May Mahlangu will not be forgiven for his sudden withdrawal from the national squad.

According to Soccer Laduma, the late withdrawal by Mahlangu from the Bafana Bafana squad and the manner in which it was done was unacceptable and the player will now not be considered for future selection reveals Mumble.

The Sweden-based forward failed to pitch in Durban where Bafana is preparing for a crunch Africa Cup of Nations

Graham: If God could forgive Paul, he can certainly forgive you!

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http://www.thetowntalk.com - Dear Rev. Graham: How bad do you have to be before God won't have anything to do with you? I've lived a pretty wild life and I'm in jail now. Two men on my block have become Christians and are urging me to do the same, but I honestly can't believe God could ever forgive me. -- M.H.

A: God has promised to forgive anyone -- without exception -- who truly repents of their sin and by faith commits their life to Jesus Christ. The Bible is clear: "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be

Mother forgives daughter's attackers

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http://www.winnipegfreepress.com - The mother of the 16-year-old girl who was attacked, thrown into a river and left for dead, says she has forgiven her attackers.

Julie Harper, Rinelle's mother, said she came to that decision when she was told two people had been arrested and charged with attempted murder.

"The first thing that came to me was to forgive right away," she said today after a news conference.

"Of any family members are listening I forgive them. That's what I was taught to do by my grandparents.

"It's ha

Gilbert Arenas forgives Donald Sterling

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http://tracking.si.com - Former NBA All-Star Gilbert Arenas took to Instagram on Monday to say he accepts the apology of Clippers owner Donald Sterling because “forgiveness will destroy racism not more hatred.”

The 81-year-old billionaire gave an interview to CNN’s Anderson Cooper that aired on Monday evening.

In the interview, Sterling said he thinks he should be allowed one mistake and asked for forgiveness. He admitted to his well-documented racist comments made last month and said he loves the Clippers player

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Dwight Howard Hopes Orlando Magic Fans Forgive Him

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http://www.slamonline.com - Dwight Howard was lustily booed Wednesday night in Orlando – during the short video montage in his honor, and the player intros. Even Houston Rockets teammate Chandler Parsons said he would’ve booed if he was still sitting up in the stands. But the big fella hopes Magic fans will someday get over their anger regarding how things ended. Per the Orlando Sentinel:

Dwight at least sounded as if he has gained a conscience and a grown-up perspective, although he did plead for leniency before t

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Wives spy on spouses, then forgive them

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http://www.thetimes.co.uk - More than a third of married women suspect their husbands of cheating, but fewer than four out of ten would end their marriage if it were confirmed, research shows.

A study has suggested that 36 per cent of women and 24 per cent of men were suspicious that their partner had been unfaithful.

The study, conducted by the law firm Slater & Gordon, also showed that many women routinely checked their partner’s phone, bank statements and email accounts looking for evidence of infidelity