We knew that she was happy now with no pain in heaven. Her face lay there still, but I could see my sister in that face, the laughter and the tears. She has taught me so much; she is the best sister I could have ever had. Years later I am sitting in Zoe’s room with a box full of memories about her. There sitting next me is her pile of journals that she gave to me as a gift.
It is crucial to remember and learn that forgiveness can’t be put off, but must be selfless and from the heart. We should learn to forgive from most of the things that life presented to us, from anger, loss, survival and even perseverance. For reasons best known to us, we may feel that it is difficult to forgive others who deeply hurt us. We insisted that, that person is not worthy of our forgiveness. That process of continuous crossing that bridge that held you over the pains you experienced, will lead you to a life of greater peace and acceptance.
The narrator is alone in raising the two daughters and later sends her daughter Dee to college. The longer the story goes on the more the narrator shows how intelligent and how much she loves her two daughters. Mama who is the narrator is a woman who can do any chore that a man can, because of the way she is described. "In real life I am a lar...
Furthermore, we should learn how to embrace ourselves and place ourselves in a situation without stress, anger, regret, self-pity or judgement. Having realized that, if I have not forgiven, part of my inner strength would be caged in anger, resentment, pain or stress of some kind. Forgiveness has strengthened the goodness within me which has helped me to become more active in life. I have no shame or regrets in developing positive attitude over bad feelings. While others may not understand why I constantly forgive after being angry for such a long time, the healing power of forgiveness allows me to truly move
To be a good person is to be kind, generous, accept people’s flaws and forgive. To live a happy and successful life we have to move on from the bad times and live for the good times. To get over the bad times forgiveness is key in our everyday life. It may not be what we want to do but there’s always a time in our life were we want to be forgiven. Forgiveness is a gift you choose whether or not to give yourself, accept this gift and use it in your everyday life.
Eulogy for Mother The desert sands have seen grand dames but the grandest they ever did see was your friend, my mother, a soul like no other, the beautiful Marti B. We are gathered together to pay our respects and to bid her fond adieu. Though a eulogy cannot do justice to the woman we all knew The lessons I learned when I was young are things I don't recall, But Mom, I know, was always there in the center of it all. She instilled in me the "little" things on which my life is built: Courage, compassion, laughter and drive, with a sprinkling of guilt. She taught me how to tie my shoes and taught me to stand tall She taught me that to really live means giving it your all She kept me sharp and on my toes; she pushed me to excel And gave to me a love of words, as if you couldn't tell She gave us all security, by always being there.
Although, some people frame forgiveness as justice, there are times the truth must be revealed by seeking revenge for the love and protection of others. In all aspects, forgiveness is the core to a healthy living. It is one of the important steps of moving forward in life and it is done by letting go of the negative past injustice. To be able to forgive means having the strength to restore justice, but many may argue that forgiving is saying it is ok of what has been caused. Forgive does not mean to forget, it creates the ability to not punish another.
Within the novel, Ellen Foster, the story of a young girl is told by none other than herself. The story tells of how young Ellen endures life with an ill mother who eventually passes away and a drunken father, whom she is left with and basically takes care of herself, amongst paying bills, cooking, cleaning, and everything else one would normally see a parent doing for a child. After Ellen’s teacher notices a bruise on her arm, Ellen is sent to live with the school’s art teacher, Julia, and her husband, Roy. Ellen enjoys life with these people seeing as to how it is much better than the life she once lived, but her grandmother whom she does not like who has never before shown interest in her or love, fights for her in court and wins. Ellen
Forgiveness is not the same as pardon, but it helps us to look at things in a different way. Our loved ones who have passed on would never expect us to be stuck and not feel good about ourselves. It is important to take the time to feel good; to laugh; and to make new friends. You may be tempted to blame yourself for surviving while your loved one passed away. This may somehow make sense to us even if it isn’t logical.
In her diary, she herself wrote of how happy the Empress made everyone around her, and how much of an impeccable character she was. She wrote of how she adored and loved her, and how jealous she was that she couldn’t ever possess such grace. In Shikibu Murasaki’s final years, she finally completed her novel, “The Tale of Genji” and became a renowned author. She watched her daughter grow and flourish, following in her own steps and pursuing the fine arts. Sadly, the beloved empress that she began “The Tale of Genji” for passed during childbirth before she could ever hear the end, and Murasaki mourned greatly at this loss.