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Forgiveness

Angelica, Suor
is forgiven by the Virgin Mary for ill-considered suicide. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Suor Angelica, Westerman, 364]
Bishop of Digne
character who forgives Jean Valjean when latter steals the bishop’s valuables. [Fr. Lit.: Les Misérables]
Christ
forgives man for his sins. [Christianity: Misc.]
fatted
calf killed to celebrate return of prodigal son. [N.T.: Luke 15:23]
Matthias
of his brother, for twenty years’ false imprisonment. [Ger. Opera: Kienzl, The Evangelist, Westerman, 264]
Melibee
shepherd who pardons his enemies. [Br. Lit.: Canter-bury Tales, “Tale of Melibee”]
Myriel, Bishop
saintly cleric befriends Jean Valjean after the latter steals his candlesticks. [Fr. Lit.: Victor Hugo Les Misérables]
Porgy
of Bess’s promiscuity with Crown. [Am. Opera: Gershwin, Porgy and Bess, Westerman, 555]
prodigal son
received with open arms by loving father. [N.T.: Luke 15:20–21]
Tannhäuser
unexpectedly absolved by the Pope for sinning in the Venusberg. [Ger. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 932]
Timberlane, Cass
receives Jinny after her extramarital venture. [Am. Lit.: Cass Timberlane]
Titus Roman
emperor pardons those attempting his destruction. [Ger. Opera: Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito, Westerman, 100–101]
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Jesus tells Peter to forgive not seven times but seventy-seven times, that is, without limits.
Certainly, the man who would rather not be slandered, should not slander and defame their neighbour; no man wants to be offended, humiliated, insulted, judged harshly without being forgiven by his or her neighbour, and it is for this reason that they, in their turn, should persevere in not throwing the venom of wrongdoings at other people, but instead to forgive trespasses, weaknesses and injustices committed by one's neighbour.
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We have a choice: to forgive and be free, or not to forgive and be angry, stressed and depressed.
Tibbits reveals the clinically proven steps and tools every person needs to uncover their grievance story, eliminate the unresolved anger that they can and can't see--and forgive for good.
She told followers on her popular Not Wed Or Dead blog, which documents her travels around the world, that she had finally come to forgive her ex.
In another study published in Social Psychological and Personality Science, scientists compared participants who did not forgive a prior perceived wrong with those who did.
Pervez Musharraf is my brother and I will forgive him after consultations.
To better understand the theoretical foundation of the current study, we review in greater detail research concerning forgiveness as a process and as a dispositional trait, as well as why (motivations) and how (techniques) people forgive others.
My unwillingness to forgive this man does not give him any kind of power.
ANGER and hatred are without doubt the most influential emotions that prevent some people from being able to forgive one another.
Featuring bright, simple color illustrations, I Forgive You: Love We Can Hear, Ask For, and Give is a poetic picturebook designed to teach young children about the Christian virtue of forgiveness.