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Get "The Power of Forgiveness" DVD at your local video store, or order if off Amazon.com!



Saturday, April 5: Men’s Breakfast at 8 a.m. in the small dinning room. Laura Burris will be cooking, and the lesson will be on "How Forgiveness Is Possible." http://gardensofforgivenessnetwork.pbwiki.com/Current%20Events?edit=1





First Presbyterian Church is offering a four-week workshop, "The Power of Forgiveness," beginning 11:30 a.m. Jan. 9. Ron Ellison, director of Social Services for Hospice of Midland, will be the facilitor. Lunch will be served at the cost of $5. For more information, call Mary Margaret in the church office, 684-7821.




"The Lyric had a free showing and panel discussion of this film, featuring Martin Doblmeier, Azim Khamisa and Lyndon Harris. (flier) There had been a potluck with the panel open to the public, but the RSVP date was two days before I received the invitiation from the activist listserve at Virginia Tech.


I was left with the question: how does this apply to the victims of an ongoing assault for which the agressor has great power and no sense of regret--such as MTR or war...


The Fetzer Institute as part of its Campaign for Love and Forgiveness and The John Templeton Foundation funded The Power of Forgiveness, from Journey Films, founded in 1983, by documentary filmmaker Martin Doblmeier (email) His television and film production company specializes in spirituality, history and social issueswhich have have aired on PBS, ABC, NBC, the BBC, The History Channel and other networks. Journey's first theatrical release was Bonhoeffer in 2003.


Since it was sponsored in part by the Community Foundation for the NRV, Barry attended and afterwards we went out for pizza at the Cellar."



Asking forgiveness from the "Mother of Water" event:



"Unwrapping the Gift of Forgiveness" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 22. Hosted by the Walnut Creek Friends Church. Seminar on restoring lives and relationships through forgiveness. 1950 First Ave., Walnut Creek. $40 for the first person in a family; $25 for each additional family member if registered by Sept. 17; $50 and $35 after. 925-689-6427, http://www.forgivenessministries.com.



Tuesday, September 18th: Forgiveness: An Invitation for Grace and Peace, Elder Network Office, 1130 1/2 Seventh St. N.W., suite 205, Rochester. 7 p.m. For people 55 and older who are having a difficult time letting go of the past. RSVP to 285-5272. http://www.postbulletin.com/newsmanager/templates/localnews_story.asp?z=2&a=307532


International Committee of Jains for Social and Cultural Survey: Jain Parysan -Universal Forgiveness festival, Sri Vimalnath Jain Shwetambar Murtipujak Temple, 1st Main, Lakshminarayanpuram, Srirampuram, near Swetha Mahal, 2.30 pm. http://www.deccanherald.com/Content/Sep142007/citytoday.asp


"Unwrapping the Gift of Forgiveness" -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 22, Walnut Creek Friends Church, 1950 First Ave. Seminar on restoring lives and relationships through forgiveness. $40 for the first person in a family and $25 for each additional family member if registered by Sept. 17; $50 and $35 after. 925-689-6427, http://www.forgivenessministries.com


The Poughkeepsie Forgiveness Project partners with The Garden of Forgiveness to offer workshops on forgiveness with Dr. Fred Luskin. These events also included an observance of the International Day of Forgiveness and groundbreaking for the Hudson Valley "Path to Forgiveness." Garden of Forgiveness co-chairs, Rev. Harris and Dr. Luskin, together with the Poughkeepsie Forgiveness Project honored J. Christoph Arnold and the Maple Ridge Bruderhof Community for being Champions and Heroes of Forgiveness, respectively.



Workshop called "Forgiveness: The Greatest Healer of All":



Workshop on going beyond forgiveness


SOUTH BEND -- The workshop Releasing the Past, Going Beyond Forgiveness, facilitated by the Rev. Jerry Hooley, will be offered from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. June 24 at Unity Church of Peace.


Learn how to release the burden of pain, acquire new tools for forgiving in a more fulfilling way, and participate in healing.


A freewill offering will be taken.


For more information , call the church, 905 E. Colfax Ave., at (574) 233-8004; or visit www.unitychurchofpeace.org.




Bill Colagrande, a friend of The Garden of Forgiveness, will offer a workshop on the power of forgiveness in relationships, especially marriage. A wonderful, thoughtful, kind and humorous man, Bill Colagrande is sure to share a terrific program with all who attend.

"How to Fool your Wife, Thursday, May 24 7:00PM

Thursday, May 24 7:00PM How to Fool your Wife. An interesting look at what I call proactive forgiveness, dealing compassionately with others at your own initiative. It’s a fun format and a topic of interest for young and old alike. Presented by Bill Colagrande. 275 Fair St, Kingston NY. Seating is limited so call (845) 339-6250 or e-mail bill@i4hd.com now to reserve your place. Invite a friend. $5 admission, all proceeds going to promote small business development in third world countries"



"Holocaust survivor Eva Kor to stage forgiveness conference" (note that Kor mentions her hope to "open a forgiveness pavilion/conference center and garden!). The one-day forgiveness conference will be on March 24th, 2007, with registration closing on February 10th:



St. Bartholomew's Church, NYC: 10 am, March 25th - Rector’s Forum: Healing and Forgiveness

Tian Dayton, Ph. D., parishioner and author of Forgiving and Moving On and The Magic of Forgiveness, reflects on the place of forgiveness in healing the wounds of emotional trauma. http://www.stbarts.org


• Immanuel Baptist Church will begin registration for its Divorce Recovery Workshop. The workshops, led by Dr. James Stillwell, include age-appropriate workshops for children in grades 2 through 12. Preschool child care is available. Small and large group discussions will cover topics including forgiveness and single parenting. The workshop, held at the church, 3100 Tates Creek Road, runs through April 9. Cost per person is $50 in advance or $60 at the door. Previous participants pay only $7. Go to www.ibc-lex.org or contact Stillwell at (859) 685-3215 for registration information.



Joy In the Morning women's Bible study with singing, crafts and service projects, 9:15 a.m. to noon Thursdays for 10 weeks starting March 8, Immanuel Baptist Church Christian Life Center, 1415 S. Topeka. Study topic is "Joseph: A Man of Integrity and Forgiveness" by Charles Swindoll. Free child care, plus accommodations for home-schooled students. Information, 316-262-1452.



Heal Without Effort, Why is Forgiveness So Hard, with Yuliya Cohen: Create an energetic change by directly restructuring your state of being in a way that is so aligned with the universal truths that the process of healing your grievances becomes meaningful, valuable and non-threatening. $35 by 2/6, $40 late. 10 a.m. to noon. Corey Building, 14, 186 Main St., Marlborough. Call 508-480-8884 or visit www.earthsongyoga.com. February 10, 2007:



"The Art of Forgiveness":

10 a.m. Feb. 4, Unitarian Universalist Beloved Community, 707 Harmon St. "Desmond Tutu and the Art of Forgiveness," presented by Michael Freeman. Call 233-6284 or 786-6075, or e-mail UUBC2@aol.com.


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