Forgiveness Quotes

Desmond Tutu Forgiveness Quote

Forgiveness does not mean condoning what has been done. Forgiving means abandoning your right to pay back the perpetrator in his own coin.

Desmond Tutu

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Emphasize reconciliation, not resolution. It is unrealistic to expect everyone to agree about everything. Reconciliation focuses on the relationship, while resolution focuses on the problem. When we focus on reconciliation, the problem loses significance and often becomes irrelevant.

Rick Warren

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TGIF: Thank God I’m Forgiven!

submitted by Vicki Shore of Hamptonville, North Carolina

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Among my most prized possessions are words I have not spoken in anger.

Guideposts reader Karen Thornton of Eureka, California

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