How Forgiveness and Grace Led to My Recovery

“Forgiveness is an act of self-love” ~Don Miguel Ruiz By Mel Davis My name is Melissa and I am a recovering alcoholic. I am now 32 and mother of two boys, Charlie and Harry, aged four and two. I am happy to say that I began my road to recovery 14 years ago. I guess […]

Father Forgives Son’s Killer

On January 21, 1995, Tariq Khamisa, age 20, while delivering pizza in San Diego, CA, was shot and killed by a 14-year-old gang member, Tony Hicks. Tony had taken this order to shoot Tariq from an 18-year-old gang member.Tariq was a great soul, wise, charismatic, good-looking, a college student with a beautiful girlfriend who he […]

Forgiving My Father

by Cindy Holbrook I grew up with a verbally and physically abusive father. He was like two different people. He was the strong loving protector, but he also had a dark evil side.My family was pretty happy while dad was at work. My four siblings and I held our breath when he came home. Our […]