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Assistant Accountant, Cegedim Relationship Management

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Could we really bear to forgive?

Concerned about how many mistakes we have made. Some of them might had an great impact or influence in somebody's life , yet we might had been influenced by our mistakes. How the situations are after one had made a great mistake such as betrayal? Do we have the power of forgiveness? The real forgiveness , that forgiveness which you are really able to forgive and forget...to continue in that same life situation with the same feelings for that person as there were before..
On the other hand when we do make mistakes, do we really bear to look other eye by eye? ...to look him in that way that we would be able to continue our lives with him as there were before...
In both occasions..do we just pretend to?
Honestly..what forgiveness is..I
Is it a feeling that we can handle of it ? or Is it a power of an upper God?

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    May 8 2013: Thetisd, The Hellas population is subject to the same loves and hates as all of us. I have forgiven and not forgiven ... in any instance I would never forget. To forget is to not learn a lesson from the event and to grow from the experience.

    I do not forgive or forget Bill Clinton for his affairs and actions that were an insult to all women and the people of the United States and conducted in the Office of the President. Complete and total disrespect in all aspects.

    I will never forgive or forget the actions of Jane "Hanoi" Fonda for her trator actions in providing aid and comfort to a enemy of the the United states during a armed conflict. In other times and in most countries punishable by death.

    I do not forgive or forget Obama for not saluting the American flag or for bowing to kings while officially representing the United States. Neither the people of the United States or the Flag of our country bow to the will or biding of others. In his religion, Islamic, it is a sign of respect and obedance to the ruler. As a US President i showed a loyality to others ... not the US citizens and IMO weakness.

    There are others on a lessor scale. I do not wallow in these events or my dislike for their actions ... We must all have standards by which we measue ourselves and others. I hold people in positions of public trust to higher standards. To abuse that trust is the highest of crime and should not be either forgotten of forgiven.

    I am the hardest on my own and my families actions and those that I invite into our circle.

    If we do not have honor we have nothing.

    I wish you well. Bob.
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      May 9 2013: Hallo Robert , thanks for your replying,
      Of course you cannot forget,
      Το forgive it reflects kindness
      To forget it reflects idiocy, you should not forget in order to learn. Nice to meet you
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      May 13 2013: Yes indeed there are that people in Ted !!! I am very glad for it! Keep walking keep forgive :) . Of course there are intolerant people! Better be tolerant and forgive rather than to become intolerant like them. Be proud of yourself every day..

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