Have Mercy and Forgive


Mercy and forgiveness are among the greatest gifts of love we can give to help another.

Portia in Shakespeare’s, Merchant of Venice has said it better than most,
“The quality of mercy is not strain’d,
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.”

Enough said.


Pick someone near-by who has hurt us and forgive. It’s best if you can say that word directly to the person. If not, then at least begin to say mercy in your own heart.

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John 8:12

I am the light of the world, says the Lord;
whoever follows me will have the light of life.



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