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Forgiveness: Unexpected Benefit Of Social Networking
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Social Networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and many others is a modern way of communicating with old friends, classmates from the past, distant relatives. Once you started using social networking sites your number of friends will grow by accepting friend requests. It is the easiest way of communication nowadays.

Communicating with friends is not the only benefit we can get from social networking site, it can also be a bridge to repair old conflicts between two or more persons with misunderstanding in the past. Its true, social networking can settle old conflicts that leads to Forgiveness.

It is unexpected because most of the time it happens accidentally. When we are new to the site we sometimes just push button without knowing its purpose, sometimes we thought that we are just inviting some of our long lost friend but what actually happened is that we had just invited a person whom we almost would like to forget that we got acquainted before for some reasons, maybe an argument, conflicts or even a past relationship without clear and formal closure.

In a simple click on the keyboard, and agree to numerous "accepts", or even hitting the "like" button in an application within the site, we are opening ourselves to everyone, far and wide. Of course the networking site provide its members of their own privacy setting wherein we can set the security level of individual account, but some people doesn't pay extra attention to that application mainly because of excitement to have big numbers of friends.

In connecting with old friends we also connect to our past and sometimes people we intend to forget from the past are present again in your circle of friends, unintentionally. And suddenly we are confused, what am I going to do or what is the right thing to do? But we need to decide, and our options are, we can always reject them again and again, or just keep them hanging and waiting forever for your response (this could be annoying because you will always be notified by the request) or open up and accept their online offering of friendships.

Online forgiveness and online friendship, amazing and brilliant isn't it? With acceptance, anything that was unresolved was released, sometimes it was just because of simple miscommunication. This coincidence is an opportunity to move forward and release old pains.

There is a great feeling of happiness when conflicts were dissolve for those persons involve especially to those who were forgiven. No more misunderstanding is such a relief.

Releasing past conflicts is an unexpected benefit of modern technology, this is a very useful tool to everyone and it is always free. And because it has been effective in resolving issues in the past it can also be use a way of handling a small conflict before it gets bigger, send e-mails, chat about it, send personalized message or even post to the wall and show everyone in the circulation your sincerity in making things right and don't stop unless everything is fine.

Now if you accidentally received a "friend request" for online forgiveness and friendship, be sure to click the "accept" button, always remember that "coincidence is God's way of being anonymous."


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