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Who Would Give This Bride Away?

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It was the night of our first planning meeting for our wedding. All of us involved in the preparation were all buzzing with ideas and enthusiasm, right until the pastor turned to me and asked, “Who would be walking you down the aisle?”

The Secret I Hid From My Sister That Could Tear Us Apart

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On January 4, 2016, I genuinely thought my life was falling apart. I remember sitting on my couch, alone in my apartment.

What I've Gained From Memory Loss

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The very poor memory of the fish, Dory, in the Pixar blockbuster Finding Nemo, may make her character cute and loveable to most. On my bad days, however, she is my celebrity doppelganger.

Giving God the Glory or Using His Name in Vain?

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Some nights ago, I dreamed of *Kate, a friend whom I hadn't talked to in over 10 years. I woke up in shock and had a hard time getting back to sleep. This thought kept me awake for a long time, because Kate was someone I had deeply hurt in my teens.

War for the Planet of the Apes: Forgiveness and the Darkness Within

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It’s the third instalment of the critically acclaimed series and it’s epic—an epic showdown between man and ape, that is.

The Day I Forgave My Abusive Father

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I used to hate my father. In my eyes, he was a compulsive gambler, a hypocrite and someone not worthy of being a father.

Why I Kept Failing to Truly Forgive

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Forgiveness always felt like a mind game. When people hurt me, I would tell them that I forgave them. But the truth was I was rarely able to move on from painful experiences.

5 Facts that Helped Me Choose Forgiveness

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We all react differently when people hurt us. Some of us lash back, some of us brood quietly, and some turn to other sources of comfort for solace. Sometimes, we can become bitter after being hurt, and it eventually destroys our relationships.

Is it Possible to Forgive Our Enemies?

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One evening in 2015, an unassuming young man walked into a church. The regular attendees of the church’s weekly Bible study warmly welcomed him and proceeded with the meeting for an hour. Suddenly, that young man stood up, took out a gun, and shot everyone in the room.