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Merry Christmas Everyone! Forgiveness: The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself.

To all the Daily Paul family, members, posters, silent lurkers, accidental drive-bys, and even trolls: Merry Christmas! Be safe on this holiday; storm's coming.

Something we often forget, but that deserves a reminder especially at this time of year, is the power of forgiveness. Holding on to hatred, anger, regret only hurts yourself. Give yourself the greatest gift of all - the gift of forgiveness.

http://youtu.be/WtXdrJkwCsY

Be well & Merry Christmas.



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Oh the doctrine, Oh the drama!

as Dorothy Sayers once said: "The doctrine is the drama...(see tagline for details)

Thank you Michael for the forum to gather with liberty minded posters.

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Thanks Michael.

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year. Love reading your comments and you know we all are in your corner.

Thanks for steering the ship.

Lord Acton, Lord Chief Justice of England, 1875 - "The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the People v. The Banks."

:-)

The Lord...He is so good. Happy birthday, Jesus! And to all of you on the dailypaul, Merry Christmas!

One world, under government, with power and money for the elite

Thank you, Michael. Be well & Merry Christmas to you, too!

Thank you, Michael. Be well & Merry Christmas to you, too!

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

Why We Celebrate The Day We Call Christmas...

By means of the tree (forbidden tree of the knowledge of good and evil) sin entered into the first man and the whole human race.

By means of the tree (Cross made of wood) the curse of original sin was broken and we now have access to God again, because the evil one took what didn't belong to him..

God had a plan, a plan to allow all of us to come to him voluntarily. If you can't come to God voluntarily, it wouldn't be salvation at all. We are all saved from sin because we come to God as a salvation from the sin of pride. The sin of believing we are like God, to be as wise, like God, but never knowing that there can be no other God or King of the Universe.

Merry Christ - Mass everyone. Remember, always, why we celebrate this day..We celebrate the birth of Yeshua, (The Christ) the one who gave himself up as the sacrifice required by God to free us from everlasting bondage from sin...

What a great and loving God!

For if ye forgive men their

For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. - Matthew 6:14-15
So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do. - Luke 17:10

13 No servant can serve two masters; for either he shall hate the one, and love the other, or else he shall lean to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and riches. - Luke 16

White Christmas...Peace!

Snow on the ground this morning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELsVCTDW4Ck

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

very nice, where i'm living

very nice, where i'm living we're having a wet christmas! haha, alot of rain

Thankyou

That I am so blessed to be able to wake up in the morning to a family and friends in a part of the world that has so far been untouched by war or massacre.

Because I know that in the real world there are people who suffer these things I wouldn't dare pretend I've got it tough.

Merry Christmas to all of you and god bless you all and what you stand for and thank you to the Daily Paul owners and staff who've given me an outlet to free speech and liberty news.

Merry christmaaaaaaaaaaaaas!

Merry Christmas Patriots!

Hope everyone has a wonderful day and a prosperous and happy new year!

Long live the Ron Paul Revolution!

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"The greatest mystery of all is truth." - Me, 2009

Merry Christmas All!

Love is all-powerful.
Love is everything.

Thank You Jesus of Nazareth for your teachings.
God bless You Rachel and your family...

bigmikedude's picture

Forgiveness indeed.

Including the fox this morning that left the feathers all over the yard, and left me yet another rooster light. Merry Christmas little fellow and family. Enjoy your Christmas chicken.

1 Cross + 3 Nails = 4 Given

"For it is in giving that we receive." ~ St Francis of Assisi

Merry Christmas Michael, Mods and DP family.

Our Perfect Example

"Father, forgive them" thus did He pray
E'vn though His life-blood, flowed fast away
Praying for sinners, while in such woe,
No one but Jesus, ever loved so.

Peace

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~

And With Forgiveness Comes Peace

May peace be with you this holiday season!

"Sowing The Seeds For A Peace Revolution":

- http://www.dailypaul.com/241312/sowing-the-seeds-for-a-peace...

[Now with major updates just in time for the holidays]

- AMAZING PHOTO delineating where UNRESTRAINED CAPITALISM has taken us: http://www.rense.com/general96/whatare.html
- "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."-- Mohandas Gandhi

Merry Christmas to everyone.

Merry Christmas to everyone. Amen...forgiveness.

Merry Christmas, everyone. :)

Merry Christmas, everyone. :)

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Thank you..

Ill share one of my stories..

A few years ago two different people attempted to screw me over. I considered one a best friend and the other was a turd, but he employed me, so I put up with it.

Both of them kinda ganged up on me. I was so angry that I did not pay attention to what I was doing. On the guy that was my friend, I bought the business he worked at and fired him. Then the guy I worked for.. I talked to his landlord because I knew his lease was up and the landlord hated his guts too. I was able to convince the landlord to evict him.

I took the business I purchased and placed it in the space I got the other guy evicted out of. Pretty sweet payback right?

About two weeks after I opened the business I was driving to work. A thought entered my head. 'Why did I do this?' All I could do was shake my head.

In my anger I lost sight of what I actually wanted. Revenge was pumping through me like adrenaline during a skydive. Problem is, once I hit the ground and the adrenaline subsided, I realized I didnt even want the business I now owned.

Couple that with just screwing two people out of their businesses and I opened a business on a bad note. Those guys, although lame, had friends and the word on the street was I was an evil S.O.B.

Ive learned to channel anger and turn it around. Kill em with kindness. Im still working on it.. :)

Thanks for sharing and Merry Xmas!

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

Michael Nystrom's picture

Good story, good reminder

It is easy in a lot of situations, for us to get hijacked by our emotions and do stuff that isn't rational.

All we can do is do our best, and keep learning.

Thank you for sharing & Merry Christmas!

He's the man.

You are a Jewel

I am THANKFUL that there are people like you out there. THANK YOU Michael for Daily Paul!

skippy

I am not a religious person

I am not a religious person but this is one of my favorite Christmas songs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmBWqRoENl4

"With enough of us, around the world, we’ll not just send a strong message opposing the privatization of knowledge — we’ll make it a thing of the past." ~ Aaron Swartz

ytc's picture

Cee Lo Green: what a beautiful compelling voice

he has! (I'll search for more of his albums. Thanks for introducing his voice to me, Sarco.)

This song is a total

This song is a total departure from his pop music and his lifestyle. His popularity stems from hiphop/rap which doesn't showcase his nice voice so you probably would not enjoy his music.

There are other versions that are also enjoyable. I first heard the song by Clay Aiken and he really did a heartfelt rendition. Music is universal and speaks to everyone no matter who sings the song.

http://youtu.be/5keVc3QNhhw

"With enough of us, around the world, we’ll not just send a strong message opposing the privatization of knowledge — we’ll make it a thing of the past." ~ Aaron Swartz

1 Corinthians 13

Thank you, Michael.

Hear Hear and Merry

Hear Hear and Merry Christmas!

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Michael Nystrom's picture

Good work on losing the weight

That is next on my list.

So far I'm two years and counting without a smoke (tobacco).

Merry Christmas hawkiye. Nice to see you around still.

He's the man.

Merry Christmas, Michael and family

Thank you for all your efforts over the last many years bringing us together in liberty.

deacon's picture

forgiveness

letting go of the chains that bind and taint your heart
thank you for this post
deacon

If we deny truth before your very eyes,then the rest of what we have to say,is of little consequence

Michael Nystrom's picture

Thank you deacon

This is exactly the essence of forgiveness: Letting go.

Negativity, hatred, anger, resentment, regret (anything else I forgot?). These are all chains that bind and taint the heart. Let them go. They serve no one and nothing. They do not right wrongs. They only add to misery - your own.

Holding onto hatred, anger, resentment, regret is like saying, "You wronged me, so I'm going to get back at you by drinking this poison." The poison hurts only the one who drinks it.

Thank you deacon.

Have a wonderful holiday.

He's the man.