Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Inspirational Tattoos of the Heart

Sharing a previous post from 2012 while traveling this week, be blessed! Father Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries in L.A., writes of compassion, redemption and the ‘slow work of God’ in his book, Tattoos on the Heart. Providing powerful … Continue reading

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Sorting Our Heart Fissures (Together!)

This photo taken years ago in Petra reminded me of something I highlighted in one of Joan Chittister’s books. “To be able to face the difficulties of our lives, to admit them and resolve them instead of trying to swallow … Continue reading

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#LENT: Reforming ourselves (vs. others)

“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.” (Matthew 7:1-2) Why do we spend so much time judging … Continue reading

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#Lent: Forgiving others (& ourselves)

“Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.” Corrie ten Boom Forgiveness is one of those Hard Things in … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday: The Cross & Unforgiving Ire

Sometimes I wonder how God puts up with us broken clay pots. We get so worked up over niddly, piddly things (‘he said, she said’ and ‘he did this, she did that’) when Jesus asks us to forgive others and … Continue reading

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…a few quickie quotes….

After looking after my sickie brother most of the week, now there’s a sickie sister in the house (!) so here are a few quickie quotes on this Lenten Saturday to contemplate from one of my favorite authors, Madeleine L’Engle.. … Continue reading

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…on anger… (prayer management of) …

Yesterday i encountered yet another awesomely-thought provoking blog, “Patience in Picking Fights”  (Click to Check It Out HERE!)  from Pastor John Gresham. His words made me pause (they often make me squirm, so pausing is a Good Thing) & then … Continue reading

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