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Tiger Woods is the poster child for finicky nature of forgiveness

forgiveness on Sports - According to ESPN, Tiger Woods has won the 2013 Players Championship. For Woods, it was his 4th victory of the year, and win number 78 on the PGA tour.

For many golf fans, today's win is a sign that Tiger Woods is once again the best golfer in the world. Woods, according to Wikipedia, was the number 1 golfer in the world from August 1999 to September 2004, and again from June 2005 to October 2010.

Woods later would leave golf to deal with marital issues.

Woods, along with LeBron James

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Forgiveness - Wikipedia

forgiveness on Articles - Forgiveness is the renunciation or cessation of resentment, indignation or anger as a result of a perceived offence, disagreement, or mistake, or ceasing to demand punishment or restitution.[1][2] The Oxford English Dictionary defines forgiveness as 'to grant free pardon and to give up all claim on account of an offence or debt'. The concept and benefits of forgiveness have been explored in religious thought, the social sciences and medicine. Forgiveness may be considered simply in terms of the

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Philemon and Forgiveness - Part II

forgiveness on Articles - Last week we saw why we should forgive, this week, let’s look at what forgiveness is.

Thirty years after the death of Jesus, in the town of Collase, there lived a wealthy Christian man named Philemon. Philemon owned a slave named Onesimus.

At some point Onesimus escaped from Philemon, likely stealing money to pay for his journey and new life in Rome. While in Rome, through the Providence of God, Onesimus ran into Paul and was eventually converted to Christianity. The New Testament letter P

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Forgive Those Who Trespass Against Us

forgiveness on Articles - When one reads Helen Prejean’s, Dead Man Walking, what is often lost in the sheer power of the story is what she recounts at the very end of the book and intends precisely as the real ending to the story.

The book ends with the story of Lloyd LeBlanc, the father of the boy who was murdered, and his struggle to forgive his son’s killer.

After the execution of the man who killed his son, Prejean describes how she would occasionally meet Lloyd LeBlanc at a chapel which holds perpetual adorat

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Forgive and be strong

forgiveness on Articles - We need to accept our own imperfections and try to forgive others for the wrong done by them in order to ensure our psychological and spiritual well-being.

We cannot see our own faults. So when others point them out, we should pay attention and be grateful. And we should not be

too eager to see the weaknesses in others.

The Bible says: “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?”

At times, people criticize us out of

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Avoid the Apology Tour, Be Proactive

forgive on Miscellaneous - We all make mistakes—it’s human nature. But often, how we react to those mistakes is what’s important.

That’s the focus of the third annual Temkin Forgiveness Ratings, a study examining the likelihood that a consumer will forgive a company if it makes a mistake. Advantage Rent A Car and USAA earned the most forgiveness from their customers, according to the survey of 10,000 U.S. consumers and 246 companies across 19 industries. Television service providers, internet service providers, and wi

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GAC Album Review: Courtney Jaye's Love and Forgiveness

forgive on Music - Nashville based singer/songwriter Courtney Jaye’s third full-length album, Love and Forgiveness, wraps bruised experience in an optimistic sheen for a message that new beginnings are always possible. Recorded in Los Angeles with producer Mike Wrucke (Miranda Lambert, David Nail), Love and Forgiveness recalls the laid-back pop vibe of 1970s California country heard in artists like Neil Young and The Eagles with a decidedly alternative slant.

Courtney’s angelic, high plains vocal and its stead

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Mother's Day an opportunity to thank faithful moms

forgiveness on Articles - Sunday is Mother’s Day, a day where we’ve been officially paying tribute to our mothers in the United States since 1914, almost 100 years. As we grew up, Mom was usually there to calm our fears, encourage us, tend to our injuries, teach us fairness and forgiveness, and provide for countless other needs that we took for granted. Often we don’t gain a real appreciation of all our mothers did for us until we become parents ourselves.

When I first saw the popular movie “A Christmas Story”, I was

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Forgiveness -- A Mother's Day Gift

forgiveness on Articles - For years, as Mother's Day approached, my stomach would have its usual knot of anxiety, my brain running overtime, telling me to send a card even though I had never lived with my mother, even though she pretended she didn't have a daughter or grandchildren. I'd try to ignore that she'd forgotten our birthdays and hadn't sent Christmas gifts for my kids in years, but the voice of guilt would chime in, "Send her a card -- after all, she IS your mother."

Most years, I'd drag myself to the dread

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Soucheray: Forgiveness, we learn, is a choice

forgiveness on Articles - In the book, “Forgiveness is a Choice,” by Dr. Robert Enright, states that forgiveness is a gift we give to ourselves. He says when we have been harmed in some way by someone, or a situation, it is our choice to hold on to the hurt and the anger we feel toward the other. We all know that hurt and anger has a way of reflecting back on ourselves and harming us much more than it does anyone or anything else. So when we make the choice to forgive, we are actually freeing ourselves.

Take a moment

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