Step 1 of Forgiveness: A Response
In my last post, I stated, “Our level of feeling offended has more to do with what we believe about
Step 1 of Forgiveness: Examining the Hurt
Forgiveness is a process that includes several steps along the way. The first step is to Examine the Hurt.
Steps of Forgiveness
Forgiveness is a process that involves certain steps. As discussed in Forgiveness Process: An Analogy, (which you can read here
What Do We Forgive? Three Types of Hurt
When we are hurt, we have the urge to hurt back, or to at least withdraw, out of self-protection. Sometimes
Things You Don’t Have to Forgive
We don’t need to forgive every time we feel offended. This statement may shock some people and relieve others. I
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Boundaries and Forgiveness
Whoever said “Good fences make good neighbors” knew something about boundaries and forgiveness. I put a fence around my backyard
Does Forgiveness Mean Restoration?
When I teach on forgiveness many people ask me this question: If I forgive do I have to restore the
I Have to Forgive and Forget?
“People tell me that if I haven’t forgotten then I haven’t forgiven.” This barometer of forgiveness has brought an abundance
“Sorry.” Really? How to Know If the Repentance Is Real.
While playing the board game Sorry! with my son, I realized that we do not always mean we are sorry
Top 5 Benefits of Forgiveness
“Burn me once, shame on you. Burn me twice, shame on me.” This is the maxim for those who choose