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“F” You! The Power of Forgiveness

One of my favorite quotes says, “Unforgiveness is like drinking poison and wishing your enemies die.” If this is true, and I believe it is, imagine the damage that is incurred when we refuse to forgive ourselves. Often it is ourselves that we hold to unattainable standards and scrutiny. We seem treat the worse people with better courtesy than we feel we deserve. In some effort to be pious or seem humble, we gladly fall to the back of the line and struggle to be content with life’s scraps. Where did we obtain such a concept? And more importantly; how in the world do we learn to rise above it? The bible gives an outline for how to interact with others. It is recorded, “Love your neighbor as you love yourself.” We’ve emphasized and mastered to some degree the part about loving the neighbor. But where we lack is the freedom...
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LOVE: At what cost?


Some say that love is a four letter word. Some say that love is free and doesn't cost a thing. I say love is more than a four letter word, love is a decision but at what cost? Love is not just a feeling because feelings have a tendency to change. Love is a decision.  You chose to love someone. You chose to love someone even though they have hurt you because you understand the importance of forgiveness. You chose to love someone besides their imperfections because you realize that you are not perfect either. You chose to love someone when they are in the valley because you want to hold their hand during the climb to the top. Many people are quick to say that they love someone based off of feelings but once the feelings have subside, they are nowhere to be found. Be careful how you use the four letter...
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