Tag Archives: forgiveness

From My Reading

“The great temptation is to keep blaming those who were closest to us for our present condition saying: “You made me who I am now, and I hate who I am.” The great challenge is to acknowledge our hurts and … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Cycle of Forgiveness

Many deep thinkers, all wiser than I, have written about forgiveness. They have shared their stories and their reflections on those stories, and I have learned much from them. But I have also learned much from reflecting on my own … Continue reading

Posted in Living as Apprentices | Tagged , , , ,

Becoming a Wounded Healer – More Wisdom – by Kayla McClurg

PEACE AND FORGIVENESS, by Kayla McClurg “On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together,with the door locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with … Continue reading

Posted in Becoming a Wounded Healer | Tagged , , , ,

Becoming a Wounded Healer – Part 2

“Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.  You have turned my mourning  into dancing; you have taken my off my sackcloth and clothed me with joy. Psalm 30;5 b; 11-12 (NRSV) What exactly is a wounded … Continue reading

Posted in Becoming a Wounded Healer | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Breathing Under Water – Part 7

“Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.”  Step 5 of The Twelve Steps. When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.  For day and night … Continue reading

Posted in Breathing Under Water, Living as Apprentices | Tagged , , ,