Funerals, feet and forgiveness

Why can’t we all treat each other like we treat the dearly departed at funerals? That thought recently came to me as I left a friend’s mother’s memorial service. I did not know the deceased, but I know her daughter, and I know they have had a stormy history. The memorial mentioned nothing of that, of course, and was a very beautiful service. Many relatives … Continue reading Funerals, feet and forgiveness

Every time I think I have, I haven’t…

“Even when the jury and the judge Say you gotta right to hold a grudge It’s the whisper in your ear saying ‘Set It Free’ Forgiveness Forgiveness”  ~ Lyrics from Matthew West’s song Forgiveness.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9J6xOT3Ldw It seems that every time I think I have forgiven, something else happens that reveals I haven’t. Forgotten does not equal forgiven.  And forgiven does not equal forgotten. Many of … Continue reading Every time I think I have, I haven’t…