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Neither said a word, but they hugged one another close, in spite of the blankets, and everything was forgiven and forgotten in one hearty kiss.
Do you mean that you could have forgiven him if he'd left you for a woman, but not if he's left you for an idea?
Now and then he asked her whether she could possibly forgive him, and she answered, "I have already forgiven you, Henry.
He had made a clean breast, had been forgiven, and the great thing now was to forget his failure, and to send it the way of other unsuccessful investments.
She had forgiven him, God bless her, and he felt the manlier for it.
I wanted to be forgiven, of course--we are always wanting women to forgive us, aren't we, Prince?
In her debut book " Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World," Bettencourt profiles people who have forgiven a range of offenses without excusing perpetrators, and explores the how-to of forgiveness through their stories and her own personal path to forgiveness.
We are still memorising their names but the families who loved the people who carried these names have forgiven Dylann Roof.
If you don't strike back immediately, you at least want to keep this guilt card in your pocket, to be pulled out at a later date, we keep this bitterness inside us because we haven't forgiven.
In the same way, when one makes a mistake, one will want that to be overlooked and forgiven by the people around them.
A new study shows that the details of a transgression are more susceptible to forgetting when that transgression has been forgiven.
Spiritually, I know my faith tells me my father deserves to be forgiven as God forgives us all.