Building Blocks and Band-Aids: A Story of Fathers and Forgiveness

Building Blocks and Band-Aids: A Story of Fathers and Forgiveness

Shadley Grei lived for thirty-five years without knowing his father. But, after he finally decided to forgive his father for their past, their relationship moved in a surprising direction.

Forgiving, Forgetting, & Figuring Out Which is Which

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Sometimes the hardest part of forgiving is figuring out when it’s actually happened.

Forgiveness: The Key to Healing From Abuse

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How Nannette Ricaforte found healing from abuse through her fight against human trafficking.

23 Ways to Take Your Character to the Gym

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Could your character use a workout to make it as strong as your body? Vaughn Granier, with some suggestions.

“I wish my dad had taught me to: tell great stories, pray, forgive, draw, and how to talk and burp at the same time.”

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These are comments by Elvin Turner, Taylor Garcia, JD Robeeto on the post “25 Life Skills a Father Can Give His Son”.

“Survivors will be angry for as long as is necessary. Telling them to forgive is pointless at best.”

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This is a comment by Mike on the post “Some Thoughts on Forgiveness”.

I’ll Never Forgive You

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Four little words by Victim 4 in the Jerry Sundusky case speak volumes.

“Forgiveness is not a verb, but a place that one gradually arrives at after internal work.”

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This is a comment by Drew on the post “Why Forgiving Others Makes Life Better For You”.

“Until someone has experienced my horrors, no one has the right to tell me to forgive.”

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This is a comment by W.R.R. on the post “Why Forgiving Others Makes Life Better For You”. Trigger warning: contains references to child sexual abuse and rape.

How to Lose a Guy…Forever

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Raymond Bechard discusses the trend of current relationships and the top 15 reasons why they just won’t work out.

“Dialogue starts with trust and trust starts with courage.”

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This comment is from John Anderson on the post “When Angry Commenters Find Common Ground” by Joanna Schroeder and David Byron