Why is it that when we speak of forgiveness it is so difficult ? Uttering the words “forgive me” or “I forgive you,” for that matter, is like uttering a four letter word. Is forgiveness really the worst word we can say? Can it really lead to horrible consequences?
The middle school where I work recently had an assembly for our students on the power of forgiveness. I couldn’t wait for the kids to hear the message the presenters were about to share, since teenagers can hold onto a grudge for what seems like forever. Secretly I was praying that it would touch a few of “my kids” who struggle with an array of difficult relationships.read more