To my 48 Days friends, I'm at the SCORRE conference in Orlando. It is dynamite. If you do any kind of communication I think you would love it. Now for my post:
“How can we mend our relationship if you won’t trust me?”
“How can I trust you when you continue to lie?”
Have you ever had such a conversation? The spouse reconciling with an erring mate, wants to trust, but is it sane to? Mistrust smears gray and black smudges over a life previously filled with cheerful color.…Continue
While traveling surrounded by the beauty of the Swiss Alps, my companion began to praise someone—my villain. Thousands of miles away from home, and the specter of my pain had found me.
We hear forgiveness brings freedom and hope the memory of our pain will never bother us again. However, in many cases the person who caused our pain hasn’t changed. We continue to work, worship, and live around them. We run into people who believe their pretty pretense. They jab our wounds, and we feel…Continue
The thought of spending an evening exchanging pleasantries with the one who stabbed you in the back can tie your stomach in knots. After you forgive, how do treat someone who hasn’t changed? Here are two guiding principles.
Remember Jesus’ words: “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.…Continue