Here is the devotional: Forgiveness always involves grieving.You’ve probably heard of the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Because they’re called stages, it’s easy to think grief is a linear process. Stage 1, 2, 3...Click. Yeah! I’m over it!But grieving isn’t like that. It’s more like a spiral. The pain tends… Continue reading Power To Forgive: The Power Of Grieving Well
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Power To Forgive: The Myths Of Forgiveness
Here is the devotional: One of the most common statements I hear when working with people who are having a hard time forgiving is: “But the person who hurt me needs to apologize before I forgive them. They need to admit their guilt.”This is where Jesus’s example of forgiveness is so powerful. As he hung… Continue reading Power To Forgive: The Myths Of Forgiveness
Power To Forgive: Keep The Stream Pure
Here is the devotional: As founder of Summit Leaders, I take people on outdoor expeditions around the world. A few years ago, I took a team rafting through the Grand Canyon. Our adventure started about two hours north of Flagstaff, Arizona.Where we started, the canyon is only a few hundred feet deep. The water is… Continue reading Power To Forgive: Keep The Stream Pure
Power To Forgive: Get The Train Back On The Tracks
Here is the devotional: A few years ago I took a train trip from Beijing, China to Ulanbaatar, Mongolia. The journey took us across the giant Gobi desert and up to the Mongolian Steppe. At one point, in the middle of the night, our train pulled up to the border of China and Mongolia and… Continue reading Power To Forgive: Get The Train Back On The Tracks
Forgiveness Brings Healing: Should You Forgive Others?
Here is the devotional: Has anybody hurt you or cheated on you? Has a business partner ever stolen from you or a friend let you down? Has your marriage ended in divorce because of lies and broken promises? Are you one of the millions of women or men who were abused as children? I’m so… Continue reading Forgiveness Brings Healing: Should You Forgive Others?