Thursday, June 26, 2008

Happy Forgiveness Day

Forgiveness Day June 26th
Forgiveness Day is a time to forgive and to be forgiven. The world will be a better place for this day.
Global Forgiveness Day began in 1994. It was created and is sponsored by the Christian Embassy for Christ's Ambassadors. It originated in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

International Forgiveness Day was created by the World Forgiveness Alliance, a non-denominational, educational foundation. According to their website: " International Forgiveness Day dedicated to evoking the healing power of forgiveness worldwide." The founder is Robert W. Plath, from Mill Valley, California.

I thought this was a pretty cool thing. I know that for me, forgiving those that haven't wanted it has gone a long way to making me a bit less crazy and angry and bitter, which is a good thing. I started working on this when Travis and I got married, trying to let go of my demons, and I think it mostly worked out pretty well. I'm still a hard ass on a few things but my world is a better place.

Today is day 4 of my Coke-free week. BOY do I want a coke.

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