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Offline Maria

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Please forgive me a sinner.
« on: July 24, 2014, 01:52:19 PM »
I am sorry for all whom I have offended.
« Last Edit: July 24, 2014, 02:05:03 PM by Maria »
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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2014, 03:29:00 PM »
I can't possibly think of anything you have done here to cause offense. Why is it that it's always those who don't need to apologize who are the first to do so? You're wonderful Maria! You are an asset to this forum.  :)


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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2014, 03:51:05 PM »
God forgives.
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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2014, 03:56:42 PM »
Maria,

You and I see eye to eye often on a number of different things (though there have been a few times we have clashed) but I see nothing to forgive from your recent actions. 
Hey, I don't hand out 9.5s to just anyone!  ;D

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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2014, 04:42:30 PM »

We all need forgiveness....none of us are prefect.

May God forgive you, and all of us.
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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2014, 05:54:13 PM »
May God forgive all of us.

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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2014, 06:01:01 PM »
I am sorry for all whom I have offended.

Maria,

If you did something so outrageous that it offended me, you should be proud.
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2014, 06:40:43 PM »
Thank you everyone,

Let's keep praying for each other that we may be saved.
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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2014, 09:08:05 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2014, 10:26:10 PM »
Lord, have mercy
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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2014, 11:07:32 PM »
Dear Maria, please forgive me if I have ever made you uncomfortable due to the anonymous nature of the internet and debates that lack ones tone of voice and visual cues.

You have never offended me despite our usually being on opposite ends of the spectrum of a number of issues. Quite the opposite, you have always been kind and you have never personalized our differences. I agree with Gebre above, to the extent of posts that I have read and remembered.

May you always be present here.

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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2014, 04:32:20 PM »
Thank you.

Please keep me in your prayers.

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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2014, 06:17:11 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: Please forgive me a sinner.
« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2014, 09:42:43 PM »
Lord, have mercy on us all.
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