Change of approach

Mark Wood says,”How refreshing and, quite frankly surprising, to see AKMA’s on-going thoughts on forgiveness in the Daypop Top 40.”* My sentiments exactly–it did look odd to see Monday’s observations floating around alongside the “ass-o-tron.” Instead of rattling on monologically today (not the wisest way to learn, nor the deepest use of the web) I…

Forgiveness feedback

One of the great joys of blogging comes in the back-and-forth with people who read and care enough to give me the opportunity to fine-tune what I’ve been saying. I’ll make room first of all for David Weinberger, who (I predict–because Blogger failed him this morning) will sometime say something such as, You make restitution…

Still more forgiveness

So ask yourself now: Can you forgive her If she begs you to? Ask yourself: Can you even deliver What she demands of you? Or do you want revenge? But that’s childish, so childish! (But that’s childish, so childish!) –“Can You Forgive Her?” from Very, by the Pet Shop Boys My friends have been helping…

Forgiveness, part two

Filled with fear Possessed by pain Bitter tears I’m crying again, no I don’t know when I lost the will to live And I found the will to forgive — “Forgive to Forget,” from Deep Natural by Michelle Shocked One element of forgiveness that I skimmed over yesterday involves time. An inescapable element to temporality…

Forgiveness

Sunday, May 26, 2002 ( 4:35 PM ) DELMAR: Preacher said my sins are warshed away, including that Piggly Wiggly I knocked over in Yazoo! EVERETT: I thought you said you were innocent a those charges. DELMAR: Well I was lyin’ – and I’m proud to say that that sin’s been warshed away too! O…