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By Todd Fife
Seeley Lake Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 

Free Yourself Through Forgiveness

 


In October of 2006, a milkman by the name of Charles Carl Roberts lost all reason and control. Blaming God for the death of his first child, he stormed into an Amish school without any provocation, released the boys and adults, and tied up 10 girls. He shot the girls, killing five and wounding five. Then he took his own life.

Should this have happened to me, I would have been angry, bitter and unforgiving, but the Amish response was quite different. While there was great anguish, there was no anger; while there was hurt, there was no hateā€”only forgiveness. They reached out to the milkmanā...



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