I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note – torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.
~ Henry Ward Beecher
Listen to the discussion on “Aspire To Inspire” based on this quote!
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman and social reformer who worked toward the abolition of slavery. His sister, Harriet Beecher Stowe, wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin. He supported the Union during the American Civil war, then after the war he supported women’s suffrage and temperance. He had a wide following on the lecture circuit because of his engaging style. Continue reading “Forgive & Forget… Is It Possible?”