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Forgiveness

The preacher’s Sunday sermon was Forgive Your Enemies.

Toward the end of the service, He asked his congregation, “how many of you have forgiven their enemies”?

No response

He then repeated his question. As it was nearing lunchtime, this time about 10 percent held up their hands.

He then repeated his question again. All responded, except one small elderly lady.

“Mrs. Jones?” inquired the minister “Are you not willing to forgive your enemies?

“I don’t have any.” she replied. smiling sweetly.

“Mrs. Jones, That is very unusual. How old are you?”

“Ninety-three,” she replied.

“Oh Mrs. Jones, what a blessing and a lesson to us all you are. Would you please come down in front of this congregation and tell us all how a person can live ninety-three years and not have an enemy in the world.”

The sweet little old a lady tottered down the aisle, faced the congregation, and said “I poisoned some of them; others had fatal ‘accidents’ and anyhow I’ve outlived the rest of the old b*st**s.”

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Oscar

Oscar

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
-Oscar Wilde

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March 15, 2013 · 09:50

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The Admiral and the Bishop

The meenister’s Log

The two of them had been rivals since they went to Eton. One had been captain of the cricket team; the other head prefect.

Both hated each other, and over the years the enmity never diminished even although they took separate career paths. One entered the Church; the other the Royal Navy.

Many years passed the Churchman – now a Bishop – spotted his rival – now an Admiral, resplendent in his uniform, at a London railway station.

The Bishop went up to the Admiral and said “Excuse me, Porter, when is the next train to Edinburgh?”

The Admiral recognised his old foe, now rotund in his belted cassock.

“I don’t know, madam, but in your condition, I don’t think you should be travelling anywhere

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