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Gunman in 2011 River Garden murder begs for forgiveness from victim’s mother

forgiveness on Miscellaneous - Rufus Bray, 22, begged the mother of 26-year-old Antoine Martin to find a way to forgive him as he pleaded guilty last week to fatally shooting her son during an argument while they rode in a car together in the 2100 block of Rousseau Street in May of 2011, according to a report by Claire Galofaro of the Times-Picayune. Bray received a 30-year-prison sentence, and Martin’s mother said she pitied him because her own son also had good qualities but was unable to resist getting caught up in a dang

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Koch and the Cuomos: A Tale of Feuds and Forgiveness

forgiveness on Politics - Andrew Cuomo is among the mourners attending Ed Koch’s funeral today in Manhattan, but the governor and his family didn’t always enjoy the best relationship with the former mayor.

Koch ran against Governor Cuomo’s father, Mario, twice. They first faced off when Koch made it to City Hall in the 1977 mayoral election. In 1982, Koch ran for governor and was defeated by the elder Mr. Cuomo. The 1977 campaign included an incident where posters alluding to the widespread rumors about Mr. Koch’s se

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Frank Ocean, preaching forgiveness, won't press charges against Chris Brown

forgiveness on Miscellaneous - Chris Brown, the combustible singer from Tappahannock, is off the hook for now.

Frank Ocean says he's not going to press charges against Brown for a recent brawl over a parking space at a recording studio in Hollywood. Says Ocean: "Forgiveness, however trite, is wisdom."

Both men are scheduled to perform at the Grammy Awards next weekend at Staples Center in L.A. Here's hoping they both take limos in order to avoid another messy scrap over a parking spot.

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Forgive Me | Anthony Evans

forgiveness on Resources - For the way I’ve thought too much of myself

For the way I’ve been trusting in my flesh

For the way I’ve not come to you with tears and brokenness

For the way that I have made you small

For the way I’ve not noticed you at all

For my pride and fear that won’t let me surrender all

Forgive me

I need your mercy

I am not worthy

Without the cross

Oh, Lord come and wash me

From my head to my feet

I need you desperately

To forgive me

For the days that I love money more than You


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FurGiv : Forgive verb

To cease to have feelings of anger or bitterness toward.

What is is a collection of stories posted by people asking for forgiveness, people checking if a particular screw-up can be forgiven and everyone else who wants to give/get an opinion on a screw-up. This is a space where you can anonymously share the stories and get an opinion from strangers.

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What's this site all about?

One of the most difficult things we are ever called upon to do is to respond to hatred with love and evil with kindness, and to forgive the unforgivable. We respect the people who have responded to hatred with love, but when that very thing is demanded of us personally, our default seems to be anger, angst, depression, hatred, etc. Yet study after study shows that one of the keys to longevity and good health is to develop a habit of gratitude and let go of past hurts. contains a daily dose of short stories: in a few sentences, users can tell everyone about the moment that changed their life forever.

Want to live a long, happy life? Forgive the unforgivable. It really is the kindest thing you can do for yourself. Your enemy may not deserve to be forgiven for all the pain and sadness and suffering purposefully inflicted on your life, but you deserve to be free of this burden.

How does it work?

It's simple: Each user can contribute to the site and submit their own story by clicking on the Submit link in the menu at the top of the page. Use the story guidelines below to submit your story. To be published, your story will have to be approved by the users' votes. As soon as your story is online, visitors can vote for it in two different ways: ' FurGiv, Deserves another chance' when they agree or 'Forget about it,Screwed up big time' when they think you put yourself into that situation on your own. These votes allow us to rank your stories in the 'Top Stories' category, which can be found in the menu at the top of the page. Also, if you want to see the comments from other users, simply click on the story number.

Story guidelines: 3 types of Stories

1) Person asking for Forgiveness:

• Submit your Story, Share your feelings about what happened - avoid blaming and exaggerating, your heart has to be right and desiring resolution. Resolution means you are not carrying the guilt anymore. So go ahead and ask… who do you need to make things right with?

• Get an unbiased Feedback, Your Friends might take sides or might not want to hurt your feelings in case you are wrong.

• Be ready for some strong comments/Feedback from strangers.

2) Person who wants to forgive, but not sure:

• Submit your Story; Share your feelings about what happened - Your hatred has tied you to the person responsible for your pain. Your forgiveness enables you to start walking away from him or her and the pain. Forgiveness is for you and not the other party. Freeing yourself through forgiveness is like freeing yourself from chains of bondage or from prison.

• Get an unbiased Feedback, Your Friends might take sides or might not want to hurt your feelings in case you are wrong.

• Be ready for some strong comments/Feedback from strangers.

3) Third Party:

• Submit any Story, Share your feelings about what happened - Story can be about a friend, neighbor, coworker, politician or a celebrity. Please make sure to post this anonymously. This is a tool to get suggestions/feedback and helps find resolution, it is about promoting peace and obtaining Greater spiritual and psychological well-being, not to get someone in trouble.