Thursday, July 20

Forgiveness and Love in our Time of Grace

“When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.” - C.P.

This quote struck me today when I came across it. It reminds me of many conversations that I have had with one of my dear cousins in Finland and how only through forgiveness, you can release those chains that bind our minds to those thoughts of ill will toward other mankind.


Blogger QuitThisCRAP said...

Delete this website and grow up and be a man about it.

3:06 AM  
Blogger free2bme said...

Markus, I'm glad you didn't delete that hateful post, because it demonstrates what you are up against.

In Christ we can find compassion even for those who would stone you. They know not what they do.

May their hearts be changed.

8:50 AM  
Blogger skate o die said...

god hates sin and loves the sinner, it says in the bible that gay lifstyle is sin, hopefully you realize your condition and repent before it is to late

3:57 PM  
Blogger itdoesnotmatterwhoiam said...


v.,n. 1. [From the Usenet group alt.folklore.urban] To
utter a posting on Usenet designed to attract predictable
responses or flames; or, the post itself. Derives from the phrase
"trolling for newbies" which in turn comes from mainstream
"trolling", a style of fishing in which one trails bait through a
likely spot hoping for a bite. The well-constructed troll is a post
that induces lots of newbies and flamers to make themselves look
even more clueless than they already do, while subtly conveying to
the more savvy and experienced that it is in fact a deliberate
troll. If you don't fall for the joke, you get to be in on it. See
also YHBT. 2. An individual who chronically trolls in sense 1;
regularly posts specious arguments, flames or personal attacks to a
newsgroup, discussion list, or in email for no other purpose than to
annoy someone or disrupt a discussion. Trolls are recognizable by
the fact that the have no real interest in learning about the topic
at hand - they simply want to utter flame bait. Like the ugly
creatures they are named after, they exhibit no redeeming
characteristics, and as such, they are recognized as a lower form of
life on the net, as in, "Oh, ignore him, he's just a troll." 3.
[Berkeley] Computer lab monitor. A popular campus job for CS
students. Duties include helping newbies and ensuring that lab
policies are followed. Probably so-called because it involves
lurking in dark cavelike corners.

Some people claim that the troll (sense 1) is properly a narrower
category than flame bait, that a troll is categorized by containing
some assertion that is wrong but not overtly controversial. See
also Troll-O-Meter.

Source: Jargon File 4.2.0

10:20 PM  
Blogger exfalc said...

Skate o die: Whether Markus repents or not of any sin is none of your business. Markus has his own personal relationship between god and only god knows the condition of his heart. The most important commandment given to us by god is to love and forgive. Take a hard look at your own problems before you judge everyone elses.

9:22 PM  

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