The Gospel of Relationships: Recovery

Whenever a relationship is damaged or derailed by conflict, reconciliation is always one’s hope.  Unfortunately, reconciliation is not always possible, but forgiveness is.  You can instantly forgive someone who has offended you- simply by practicing some empathy and grace.  Jesus didn’t wait for his tormentors to apologize; rather, he forgave them as he hung there … More The Gospel of Relationships: Recovery

The Gospel of Relationships: Reconciliation

There is a big, big difference between forgiveness and reconciliation.  Most people don’t understand this.  What’s more, this confusion explains why so many intelligent people have so much trouble forgiving people who hurt them. As we have explained in the past, forgiveness is the act of intentionally letting go of a grudge or offense, and … More The Gospel of Relationships: Reconciliation