The weirdest thing about forgiveness is that in the end it really isn’t about the person you’re forgiving, it’s about you.
Strong is the desire for vengeance. Pretends to be “justice,” vengeance does.
But down that path, no benefit will you find.
At the risk of starting an intramural fight here at Ordinary Times, I’m highlighting Elizabeth’s recent article at The Week, Why Christians should forgive Fred Phelps, as a companion to Russell’s recent post If I...
So, that Stephen Glass guy. Tried to become a lawyer. Whatever happened to him?
A few thoughts on recovering one’s reputation for good moral character from very public past misdeeds. There should both a skeptical eye cast towards those who have been dishonest in the past and room for redemption from mistakes made in the past — but when does the latter overcome the former? Is it enough to have stayed out of trouble?