“Will you help me renew my mind?” The airport shuttle driver surprised me. He obviously had overheard me talking with the woman across the aisle. His landlady, who called herself a Christian, had deeply wronged him. After empathizing, I tried to help him see forgiving the woman would free him from his pain. Forgiveness brings freedom to the one who forgives.
One thing I share with him and with you is that I have been disappointed and hurt by people too. If you live on planet earth, it is just a matter of time before someone hurts you. Some injuries are unintentional and slight. We brush them off and move on. But others cost us dearly. Whether they come from planned attacks or someone’s carelessness, these injuries torment us.
There is a lot of mumbo jumbo about forgiveness. So I want to share some things I’ve learned that I hope will help you. One thing I know: forgiveness brings freedom. In this series of posts I will explain forgiveness by spelling F-R-E-E-D-O-M.Continue Reading