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The Forgiveness Gift

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10th February

In my reading not long ago, the Lord opened my eyes to a simple, yet powerful concept. That morning, I opened my heart a little wider as I re-opened a gift that was purchased long ago. I’m not sure why it never stood out to me, but depending on the tense where forgiveness is used, “give” and “gave” are found in the word itself.

Forgiving is the intentional act of not harboring hurt and hate or feeling like you are owed something. Rather it is a choice you make to give, even in the face of crippling offenses. It is a decision to give another chance, to love, to turn the other cheek, and to let go.

When you forgive, you stop expecting the other person to compensate. Instead you offer love in the face of what scarred you most. … Read More »



When the Flowers Mold

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24th February

Ah, that moment. You know the one. When you lean down to take a big whiff of those memory-laden roses, and you’re slapped in the face with a gruesome and unfriendly scent. You’re immediately tossed into one of two responses. One response is to rush to the cabinet and grab the plastic wrap. These flowers are going to stay on your table until the day you die. Even if you have to quarantine your table, they will decompose there.

Or, the moment the first stem turns a tad limp, you grab those flowers up and start nailing them to any breezeless area in your house. Spray them with dust protectant and artificial rose scent, and then begin guard duty. Taser and remote for you. Shock collars for the rest of the unsuspecting souls who creep unknowingly in your crazed … Read More »






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