We’re supposed to forgive. Yeah, yeah. I get that. I don’t always like it, but I get it.
So recently I was sitting in a typical Sunday morning church service when my pastor said he was going to ask us to do the hardest thing we’d ever done. We’d not be able to do it on our own accord, but we’d need the power, strength, and love of God to make it happen.
I immediately thought, surely he isn’t going to ask me to hold a piping hot, freshly baked batch of gooey chocolate chip cookies but not even eat a single morsel, right? For the love of all things human, he’d never! And, he didn’t. Whew!
What he did ask us to do is answer this exact question: “Who is that one person who has lived her life so selfishly that she has hurt you and those closest to you?”Read More