So many people, myself included, struggle with the concept of forgiveness. It’s a tough concept, and one we focused on in a recent Writing for Resilience group. Through our discussion and writing we recognized that we’re not always ready to forgive; that when we do, we find we’ve freed ourselves of a burden; and that sometimes, the hardest person to forgive is ourselves.
Nadia Bolz-Weber brings another take on forgiveness. What if it’s an act of courage and strength?