Tag: forgiveness

Enemies Into Friends

I am in a bit of a historical leadership mode as I read and reflect on great leaders from the past. Thoughts like these are resonating with me: Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive […]

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When You Don’t Forgive

Here is a great insight from feisty, innovative, provocative, and always funny Anne Lamott. And it is on a spiritual theme that is of central importance for all of us. Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die. Some of the best theology we do may be called […]

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I Can’t Forgive Myself

That’s not a problem! I’ll tell you why below. I cannot even remember how many times I have had a conversation with someone about their past failures and sins and they say, “I can’t forgive myself.” I didn’t always know how to answer that. Now I do know SPECIFICALLY what to say. Before I tell […]

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