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I Forgive You

Forgiveness is for you

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“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you” — Lewis B Smedes

Today is my father's birthday. Had he lived he would have been 74 years old. He died less than three months ago.

We did not have the best relationship. I saw him as an irresponsible parent even on his best…




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Pene Hodge

2 x top writer, nurse & mom. She writes because she must. Arrive curious, leave inspired. Contact

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