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Forgiveness vs. getting even

forgiveness on Articles - Society today doesn’t really appreciate the concept of forgiveness. In fact, you might say that it is a lost art. Our culture today exalts vengeance. It exalts payback. It even exalts violence. Many people operate by the adage, “Don’t get mad; just get even.”

I once saw a bumper sticker on a car that said, “If you love someone, set them free. If they are yours, they will come back to you. If they don’t come back, hunt them down and kill them.” That is not the kind of person you would want to

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A life of forgiveness

forgiveness on Articles - There are no healthy and enduring relationships apart from forgiveness. The Bible provides a relationship guide for us, using the following words as a great example: “Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Ephesians 4:31-32.

If you desire to maximize your relationships, forgiveness and kindness are essential components. Author and Pa

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Beneficial aspects of forgiveness: What Does the Research Say?

forgiveness on Resources - In one of her helpful articles, Christina M. Puchalski, MD, sums up the latest research by noting that the act of forgiveness can result in less anxiety and depression, better health outcomes, an increased ability to cope with stress, and increased closeness to God and others.

Here are some of the conclusions other researchers have made:

“Forgiveness of self and others has been the most powerful predictor of both depression and suicide ideation.” Journal of Applied Sciences 2009, Vol.

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Widow of preacher murdered on Christmas Eve will forgive his killers - Telegraph

forgiveness on Miscellaneous - The widow of a lay preacher who was murdered on his way to a Christmas service has told his funeral service about her determination ''to turn aside from hatred, vengeance, unforgiveness and retaliation towards those who had killed him''.

Maureen Greaves told a packed St Saviour's Church, near her home in High Green, Sheffield about the love she shared with her husband, Alan - ''a truly beautiful man''.

Hundreds of people listened to her eulogy to her late husband not only in St Saviour'

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