Category: Forgiveness

Complete Revenge

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.

— Josh Billings —

“There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.” ~Josh Billings


The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.

— John E. Southard —

  P.E.A.C.E. Romans 12:14, “Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.” (NKJV)

Anger Sucks

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson —

  I’ve written my fair share of blogs about the devil’s favorite four letter word (fear) but a by-product of fear is the devil’s favorite five letter word–ANGER. If you feel as though you never have peace of mind do an anger check…I guarantee you there is something you are angry about. The best way…

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Stray Cats

“Resentments are like stray cats:  If you don’t feed them, they’ll go away.”  ~Unknown Nuff said. P.E.A.C.E. Mark 11:25, “And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive your sins.”  (NIV)

Walk Away

“When faced with senseless drama, spiteful criticisms and misguided opinions, walking away is the best way to stand up for yourself.  To respond with anger is an endorsement of their attitude.”  ~Dodinsky I used to think always having an opinion was a sign of strength and wisdom, today I know it represents weakness and narrow-mindedness. I…

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End the Quarrel

“He who forgives ends the quarrel.”  ~Unknown This is so true. I can also say, “he or she who forgives grows stronger, he or she who doesn’t grows weaker.” P.E.A.C.E. Ephesians 4:21-32, “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.  Be kind and compassionate to…

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Love and Forgive

“One forgives to the degree that one loves.”  ~Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld As we grow in our ability to love, we grow in our ability to forgive. There are some painful situations in life which may be beyond repair but none of them are beyond forgiveness.  Jesus proved that to us on the cross….

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Choose Love

“We must learn to live together as brothers or we will perish together as fools.”  ~Martin Luther King Jr. On the evening of July 13, 2013 a not guilty verdict was handed down from the jury of the George Zimmerman trial.  Zimmerman is the man who was charged with the murder of a 17 year…

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Daily focalPOINT – Get Past the Past

“One problem with gazing too frequently at the past is that we might turn around and find the future has run out on us.”  ~Michael Cibenko As we get closer to beginning a new year it is important to move into 2013 without any extra baggage and there is no greater baggage than a past…

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Daily focalPOINT – Prayers and Plans

“There is no panic in heaven!  God has no problems, only plans.”  ~Corrie Ten Boom It is up to us to give Him our problems and ask him for help with our plans, and it begins with faith and prayer. P.E.A.C.E. Proverbs 3:5-6, Proverbs 16:3, Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Ephesians 3:20 Although I found…

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