A little girl teaches me what true forgiveness means

Myriam asks God to forgive ISIS

Myriam, a girl who has been driven from her home and been taken away from her friends because of ISIS, taught me an important lesson in forgiveness. I have harboured anger in my heart because of the cruel and barbaric actions of ISIS. In as difficult as it is for me I hear the Father’s call that I am to forgive them. I am to leave ISIS in the hands of God.  If a little girl can forgive such horrifying inhumanity, then how much more am I and I pray all of us inspired to forgive those who have hurt us.  I know. It is much easier said than done. If Myriam can make that journey of forgiveness, so must I.

The peace of the Lord be with Myriam, her family, friends, all who are the victims of terrorists and all of you..

Kevin Osborne, B.A. in Clinical Christian Counseling St. James the Elder Theological Seminary, BTh Canada Christian College & Graduate School, D.D., D Sc., Diplomate in Creative Ministry and his wife, Karen, B.A. in Clinical Christian Counseling St. James the Elder Theological Seminary, graduate divinity student Trinity College University of Toronto, are graduate Christian counseling students at St. James the Elder Theological Seminary. Kevin is a certified Christian counselor. He is a member of The Word Guild, a Christian writer’s group in Canada.

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About osborne2029

I enjoy spending time with people just having a coffee or talking about life, philosophy, religion, politics or sharing a favorite joke or story. We learn from one another as we interact and share our joys, challenges and even our times of sadness. I enjoy reading, writing, singing and sharing in the blessing of community whether that is one on one or in groups. I'm married and am powned by two kitties named Sir William of Lounge a.k.a. Sir Lounge a Lot and Princess Catherine of Chaos a.k.a. Her Royal Highness Catherine of Englehart. I m in an M.A.-Ph.D program with St. James the Elder Theological Seminary to train to become a psychotherapist and priest. Let us pray for and reach out to each other with kindness, love and an embracing compassion. We can working together be servants with two open hands to those in need so that hate, indifference and inequality would lose and love will win. The peace and abounding joy of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

Posted on May 22, 2015, in On Circumstances and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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