Archive for the 'Forgiveness' Category

I Lied

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

On Monday, I spoke on the telephone with someone. Someone that I respect and appreciate. Someone whose friendship I would never try to jeopardize. I spoke a lie. Just like that—BAM the ugliness came right out of my mouth. It was a “little” lie–although I don’t believe any sin is “little”. There was absolutely no […]

From Outside the Frame

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Free graphics for your blog. I found the frame above there and the comments graphic on my sidebar. This article on Forgiveness and Consequences is thought provoking. Make a map of places you’ve visited. A handy calculator to figure out how many calories you’ve burned. This couple on Shorpy looks so sweet. What do you […]

Forgiveness

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Forgiveness is not that stripe which says, “I will forgive, but not forget.” It is not to bury the hatchet with the handle sticking out of the ground, so you can grasp it the minute you want it. –D. L. Moody

Dirty Diapers

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

James and I have been reading Boyhood and Beyond for a devotional during Bible time. Actually we read it one day a week and work on the catechism the other days. It’s a really good book and is well written. The stories and points the author makes really hit home and they’re definitely written to […]

Picking Cotton

Friday, March 13th, 2009

I read about this new book from a link  I followed on a blog last week. Picking Cotton tells the story about a woman who identified the wrong man after her brutal attack. That man spent 11 years in prison innocent of the charges he was serving. I took the time to watch the video […]

Personal Practices of Biblical Forgiveness~repost

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

When I peek at sitemeter, guess what is the top search that brings people to this blog? Forgiveness! I believe it’s a huge need in the body of Christ and I’m thankful that I have been able to share these notes and pray that in some way they will help others. It’s not easy! Everyone […]

My newest e-book is FREE!

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Happy New Year! This ebook is a compilation of the posts I’ve written about forgiveness. Please share the link and let everyone know it’s free! You can download it free from my storefront on Lulu.

On “being angry”

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Many of you have expressed anger at Lee for breaking his rule. I understand your anger. I’ve been angry too. I let him know it in no uncertain terms. While I think it’s ok to be angry and to let him know it, I don’t think it’s ok to nurse the anger. It’s not doing […]

5 Steps to Forgiveness

Monday, November 10th, 2008

When we went to the Fireproof seminar a week ago, the first session was by Gary Smalley. Here’s what he shared about forgiveness. 1. Heap massive honor on the other person. The higher we value a person the easier it is for us to be soft with them. During an anger producing situation, it’s too […]

Personal Practices of Biblical Forgiveness

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

It’s not easy! Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely word,until they have something to forgive. C. S. Lewis We talk a good forgiveness line as long as somebody else needs to do it, but few of us have the heart for it while we aredangling from one end of a bond broken by somebody else’s […]