Results from Tag: 'Forgiveness'
BOOK PICK: ‘Living Calm: Mastering Anger and Frustration’
“This outpouring of mercy cannot penetrate our hearts as long as we have not forgiven those who have trespassed against us.” (CCC 2840)
The one who excuses his neighbor will be excused by God, while the one who accuses his neighbor will find himself accused by God.
“As they were stoning Stephen, he called out, ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.’ Then he fell to his knees and cried out in a loud voice, ‘Lord, do not hold this sin against them.’ And when he said this, he fell asleep.” (Acts 7:59-60)
Pardon does a wealth of good for hurting souls.
Surveillance video shows a young man, shirtless and wearing a surgical mask and white gloves, breaking into a church and pouring a jug of clear liquid on several of the wooden pews before setting them on fire.
Speaking from a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said: “If we do not strive to forgive and to love, we will not be forgiven and loved either.”