Category Archives: Forgiveness

Relational Power Tools

I love it when someone commits an offense against me. I’m not being facetious. This isn’t tongue-in-cheek. This morning I was pedaling my Gary Fisher in the rain when it hit me: interpersonal offenses are opportune moments in a relationship. … Continue reading

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Offensive Peacemaking

I had a personal experience years ago that taught me how much joy can be had in doing the work of a peacemaker. The life lesson came about by happenstance, and I still think of the whole incident as a … Continue reading

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Covenant

cov-e-nant 1 : a usually formal, solemn, and binding agreement : COMPACT 2 a : a written agreement or promise usually under seal between two or more parties especially for the performance of some action. –Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary

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Trading Places

In the 1983 film Trading Places, two rich old brothers get into an argument about heredity versus environment. Eager to resolve their disagreement, they decide to use their vast resources to take two human lives and switch them outright. The … Continue reading

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We’re All in This Together

“Holding a grudge is like taking poison and expecting the other person to die.”                             –Alcoholics Anonymous adage It has been a long and thoughtful process that … Continue reading

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