Give the gift of forgiveness

Child and cow photo by Elodie Reed Our colleague from Illinois, Thomas Mitchinson, recently published this Christmas message on his blog: As we decide what to give to others for Christmas this year, why not consider the gift of forgiveness? Many of us have family, friends, colleagues who have hurt us, if not this year, […]

Christian forgiveness

The clip-clop of horse’s hooves echo in our thought as my wife and I recall our visits with a dear Amish family in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Several decades ago we established a bond of friendship based on our mutual respect for each other’s faiths. The response of the Amish community during the Nickel Mines school […]