Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hate. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.
1. LOVE : The Special Feeling That Makes You Feel, All Warm And Wonderful. 2. RESPECT : Treating Others As Well As You Would Like To Be Treated. 3. APPRECIATION : To Be Grateful For All The Good Things Life Has To Offer. 4. HAPPINESS : The Full Enjoyment of Each Moment, A Smiling Face. 5. FORGIVENESS : The Ability To Let Things Be Without Anger. 6. SHARING : The Joy Of Giving Without Thought Of Receiving. 7. HONESTY : The Quality Of Always Telling The Truth. 8. INTEGRITY : The Purity Of Doing What’s Right, No Matter What. 9.... Read more »
Truths of life. The most beautiful day: Today The easiest thing: Equivocate The biggest obstacle: Fear The gravest error: give up, to despair The root of all evils: Egoism The most beautiful occupation: Work The worst route to follow: Faintheartedness The best teachers: Children The first necessity: TO communicate The greatest happiness: To be useful to others The greatest mystery: Death The worst defect: Bad temper The most dangerous being: The liar The most wretched feeling: The grudge The most beautiful gift: Forgiveness The most indispensable: home The quickest way: The correct one The most comfortable feeling: Interior peace The... Read more »
Truths of life: The most beautiful day? Today The biggest obstacle? Fear The best teachers? Children The most beautiful gift? Forgiveness The most important thing? Home The fastest way? The honest one The most pleasant feeling? Calmness The most effective defense? The smile The best medicine? Optimism The greatest force? Belief The most beautiful thing? Love Life without love loses meaning.
Some time ago, a man punished his 3-year-old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and he became infuriated when the child tried to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree. Nevertheless, the little girl brought the gift to her father the next morning and said, “This is for you, Daddy.” He was embarrassed by his earlier overreaction, but his anger flared again when he found the box was empty. He yelled at her, “Don’t you know that when you give someone a present, there’s supposed to be something inside it?” The little... Read more »
SON: "Daddy, may I ask you a question?" DAD: "Yeah sure, what is it?" SON: "Daddy, how much do you make an hour?" DAD: "That's none of your business. Why do you ask such a thing?" SON: "I just want to know. Please tell me, how much do you make an hour?" DAD: "If you must know, I make $100 an hour." SON: "Oh! (With his head down). SON: "Daddy, may I please borrow $50?" The father was furious. DAD: "If the only reason you asked that is so you can borrow some money to buy a silly toy or... Read more »
Being strong is to love someone in silent, to radiate happiness when we are unhappy, to forgive someone who does not deserve forgiveness, to stay calm in moments of despair, to show joy when we don't feel it, to smile when you want to cry, to make someone happy when our own heart is broken, to be silent when we feel like screaming our anguish, to comfort when we need to be comforted, to have faith when sometimes we no longer believe.
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime, Therefore, we are saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; Therefore, we are saved by faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone. Therefore, we are saved by love. No virtuous act is quite as virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as from our own; Therefore, we are saved by the final form of love, which is forgiveness.
1. Try your best to love your partner unconditionally even if it seems hard not to be selfish. 2. Think from your partner’s perspective when it comes to matters of the heart. 3. End an argument as soon as possible, even if hugging your partner is the last thing on your mind. 4. Make love regularly, but never make a time table for it. Scheduling a time for sex makes it like homework and can start to become a bore. 5. Communicate with each other and grow together in love, but never grow apart with lack of communication as the... Read more »