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Forgiveness Day

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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When :

Forgiveness Day June 26th

Global Forgiveness Day is held on August 27th

International Forgiveness Day, the first Sunday of August

Forgiveness Day is a time to forgive and to be forgiven. The world will be a better place for this day.

Global Forgiveness Day began in 1994. It was created and is sponsored by the Christian Embassy for Christ's Ambassadors. It originated in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

International Forgiveness Day was created by the World Forgiveness Alliance, a non-denominational, educational foundation. According to their website: " International Forgiveness Day dedicated to evoking the healing power of forgiveness worldwide." The founder is Robert W. Plath, from Mill Valley, California.

In religions:

** The Jewish celebration of Yom Kippur is a day of atonement or forgiving.

** In Christian religions,the first Sunday before Lent is called "Forgiveness Sunday".

Quote of the Day: To err is human, to forgive is divine.
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PICKIE98 6/26/2012 5:13PM

    Thanks Alan, I needed that today,, will use it tomorrow at work,,

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THINAGIN2 6/26/2012 2:48PM

    I am thankful for today! We all need forgiveness and to learn how to give it, too!

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SONYALATRECE 6/26/2012 1:17PM

    I love this quote! More people definitely need to practice it, too. emoticon

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CARL-ASCHLUGE 6/26/2012 9:44AM

    Without forgiveness, we'd all be doomed. Thanks for the information about International Forgiveness Day.

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