October 2011
Guideposts;Oct2011, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p40
The article presents the story of a Wyoming State Trooper Stephen Watt and his experience of forgiving. While on duty one day, Watt confronted a bank robber and was shot brutally, rendering him multiple injuries. The robber Mark Farnham was sentenced to life imprisonment, but Watt reportedly was troubled from inside by the memories of that day. It was when the police chaplain and his wife suggested, he agreed to forgive the man and when he did that, was finally relieved of the burden.


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