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Prisoner apologizes, asks for forgiveness

forgiveness on Miscellaneous - My name is Ronald E. Hupp Jr. I am a 29-year-old inmate serving a four-year prison sentence from Licking County because of a third-degree felony conviction for aggravated drug possession and a third-degree felony conviction for tampering with evidence.

The reason I am writing this letter is because I felt the need to not only make a sincere apology to my family, friends and the courts as I’ve done, but also because I felt the need to apologize to you. I now realize and accept the fact that m

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Slain officer's mother offers forgiveness to killer

forgiveness on Family - MILWAUKEE-A judge gave 30 year old Iraq War Vet Ben Sebena life with the chance of parole in 35 years, after he plead guilty to the fatal shooting of his wife Jennifer on Christmas Eve.

Violet Gerhat, the mother of Jennifer Sebena told the court, "There are no answers after the horror, there has been peace .peace continues. In weakness, devastation. We have hope our choices have consequences justice must be served. I forgive Ben and leave Ben's future in the hands of God and the criminal jus

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Dallas, DeSoto shooting victims' relative offers forgiveness

forgiveness on Miscellaneous - The mother and grandmother of two victims in this week’s shooting spree that left four dead said Friday that she hopes for forgiveness for the suspect, but she also added her own earthly assessment of Erbie Lee Bowser.

“We ask God to forgive you … because we’re Christians,” Lurlean Smith

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Burglar begs for, and receives, forgiveness from minister

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LYNN — A judge ordered a mental-health evaluation for a city man police say broke into a family’s home early Saturday, threatened to kill the residents, and then — after learning one of the victims was a minister — broke down and begged for forgiveness.

“I don’t know how I got the strength, sir, but I put my hand on his shoulder and said ‘I forgive you,’ and I asked, ‘Can I pray for you?’” April Leone, a minister at Community Tabernacle of Deliverance on Western Avenue, said Tuesday afte

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Rwanda survivor teaches forgiveness

forgiveness on Miscellaneous - Immaculée Ilibagiza is a polished motivational speaker, a best-selling author and the recipient of honorary doctorates and humanitarian awards.

But 20 years ago, Ilibagiza was in far different circumstances. When genocide broke out in her home country of Rwanda in 1994, she spent nearly three months hiding in a tiny bathroom with seven other women. The experience tested her faith and her fortitude, but Ilibagiza says she never wavered.

When rebels entered the home she was in, Ilibagiza tu

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Get Him to Forgive You - Asking for Forgiveness Stories

forgiveness on Articles - Okay, you messed up. Assuming it wasn’t truly awful—like cheating on him with his brother in their parents’ bed while his dog watched—you can gain his forgiveness. It’s just a matter of knowing how to work it.

Give Him Room

You probably feel a need to talk things out as soon as possible, but often your best bet is to let him cool off—alone. “When I get in a big fight with my girlfriend, it can take me a few days before I’m ready to address things,” says Noah, 35. “Sometimes it helps

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8 Ways to Get Someone to Forgive You ..

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No one likes to have a friend mad about something that happened in the past. I try to make amends when I can, but have finally learned that I can’t please everyone. You may not be able to get someone to forget a thing of the past, but it is possible to receive forgiveness for whatever it was. The 8 ways to get someone to forgive you that I have listed below might prove to be useful someday. Take a look and see what you think.

8. Ask with sincerity

Sometimes all it takes is a

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Words of Wisdom on Forgive

forgiveness on Articles - As long as we do not forgive, they occupy rent free space in our mind.

Educated persons think clearly and logically, live honourably and courageously, give willingly and generously, and forgive lovingly and graciously.

forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

Forgiveness is the sweet scent that a flower gives when it is being crushed.

Forgiveness is wonderful fruit that a tree gives when it is being hurt by a stone..!

Great people Give, Give, Give and Forgive

Seek God s forgiveness for your sins and find a new way of living

forgiveness on Articles - Q: I've really messed up my life. The doctor says I've caught a sexually-transmitted disease that probably can't be cured. No one will ever want to marry me now. Why didn't someone warn me about this? Or maybe they did and I just didn't listen.— R.M.

A: One of life's hardest lessons is that the decisions we make always have consequences, and when those decisions are bad, the consequences will also be bad. I often quote the Bible's warning: "Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man rea

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Atonement, Forgiveness, And Our Most Fundamental Error

forgiveness on Articles - Today is the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur. Although it is often called the “holiest day of the Jewish year,” what is notable about Yom Kippur is not the fact that it is particularly holy, nor is it the fact that many Jews you know might be particularly hungry today. Yom Kippur is notable because it is really all about the unequivocal importance of one thing — atonement. We sit in our religious services all day, reflecting on the need to atone for our sins. However, it is stressed that we cannot

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