Grace Chooses to See Forgiveness

Victoria Ruvolo doesn’t remember the 18-year-old boy leaning out the window holding, of all things, a frozen turkey.  He threw it at her windshield.  Crashing through the glass, it shattered Victoria’s face like a dinner plate on concrete.

John 13:14-15 says:  “Since I, the Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash each other’s feet.  Do as I have done to you.”

Victoria Ruvolo did.  Months later, she stood face to face with her offender in court.  No longer cocky, he was trembling, tearful, and apologetic.  Six months behind bars, five years’ probation.  Everyone in the courtroom objected.  He sobbed, and she spoke:  “I forgive you. I want your life to be the best it can be.”

The reduced sentence was her idea.  “God gave me a second chance at life, and I passed it on” she said!

Grace chooses to see God’s forgiveness!