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By Guest Editorial Darrell Watson
Fathers House Fellowship 

What true forgiveness looks like and how to practice it


September 19, 2018

In our daily interactions with others, we have all experienced the hurt caused by people who disappoint us, do us harm, lie to us, or commit some act that causes pain. When these things occur, we always have a choice. We can choose to hold onto hurt and anger, or we can choose to release it.

Forgiving does not mean we condone the acts or misdeeds of others; it means we release them and ourselves from the bondage of hatred and judgment. Just what is the pathway to total forgiveness?

First, it means we forgive that person. Second, we may need to forgive ourselves. This is often hard because we often judge ourselves more harshly than we do others. Third, we may need to forgive God for all...

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