Forgive & Forget… Is It Possible?

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

RW - Aspire to Inspire

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?”

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Dreamer?

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

~ Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman (1822-1913) was, above all else, a courageous and dedicated African-American woman. After escaping from slavery in the deep South, she became an activist abolitionist and humanitarian who used a series of safe houses, called the Underground Railroad, to rescue approximately 75 slaves to escape to freedom in the northern states and Canada. After the Civil War she worked to further the cause of female suffrage in the United States. Continue reading “Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Dreamer?”