"Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different." Oprah Winfrey, Actress and Media Executive
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"Forgiveness is for yourself because it frees you. It lets you out of that prison you put yourself in."
Louise L. Hay
"Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning."
“People are more than the worst thing they have ever done in their lives.”
Sister Helen Prejean
"Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons."
"I learned a long time ago that some people would rather die than forgive. It's a strange truth, but forgiveness is a painful and difficult process. It's not something that happens overnight. It's an evolution of the heart."
Sue Monk Kidd
"Forgiveness is the final form of love." Reinhold Niebuhr
This week marked the start of the Jewish New Year with Yom Kippur falling on Wednesday. Yom Kippur is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar and is also known as the Day of Atonement. A common greeting that you may hear Jewish people sharing at this time is, “May your name be inscribed in the Book of Life.” This language imagines God as judge, sitting on the divine throne of justice, reviewing our deeds. On a table before God lies a large book with many pages, as many pages as there are people in the world. Each of us has a