Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. —Paul Boese

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Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

PAUL BOESE

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Lane from Brisbane qld Australia  FEBRUARY 15, 2019
Came into my life at the right time Thank you

Kathy from Grass Valley CA FEBRUARY 6, 2018
Love this am sharing with my Bible Study...

Anonymous MAY 11, 2017
best quote in the world

mary from wv MAY 9, 2017
so very true! forgiveness is liberating!

Karyn from VA MAY 9, 2017
This is true for both the forgiven and the one who offers forgiveness.


Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. —Phillip Brooks
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up. —Anne Lamott
When someone steals another's clothes, we call them a thief. Should we not give the same name to one who could clothe the naked and does not? The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet belong to the one who has no shoes; the money which you hoard up belongs to the poor. —Saint Basil
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in. —Rachel Carson
It's never too late to be what you might have been. —George Eliot [Mary Ann Evans]
Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought. —Dr. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. —Pema Chödrön
Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice. —Woodrow Wilson
If you shift your focus from yourself to others, extend your concern to others, and cultivate the thought of caring for the well being of others, then this will have the immediate effect of opening up your life and helping you to reach out. —The 14th Dalai Lama
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.  —Mark Twain
Don’t just aspire to make a living. Aspire to make a difference. —Denzel Washington
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. —Ralph Marston
There are always flowers for those who want to see them. —Henri Matisse
Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal. —Steve Maraboli
Always reward your long hours of labor surrounded by your family. Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics. And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success. —Og Mandino
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness. —The 14th Dalai Lama

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