Forgiveness: “Anger, hatred, resentment, bitterness, revenge…

“Anger, hatred, resentment, bitterness, revenge – they are death-dealing spirits, and the will ‘take our lives’ on some level. I believe the only way we can be whole, healthy, happy persons is to learn to forgive.”
Marietta Jaegger-Lane
Mother of a murdered child

For Reflection:
How have I seen anger, hatred, resentment, bitterness and revenge prove to be death-dealing spirits? Have I let them into my heart in regard to somebody? Am I willing to forgive so as to deal death to them?

Forgiveness: “The forgiveness of God is one thing…

“The forgiveness of God is one thing, but the proof that we want that forgiveness is the energy we expend to make amends for the wrong.”
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

For Reflection:
To what extent do I expend energy to make amends for a wrong to God, to others, to myself? How does this help me reconcile guilt and demonstrate remorse?Â

FLDS Cult Leader’s Bizarre New Prophecies and Restrictions

Warren Jeffs, the imprisoned leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS), is using his time in prison to terrorize his flock by demanding that they promulgate a bizarre series of doomsday prophecies and ordering them to cease having sex and to turn over all assets to the community or face instant excommunication.

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