The word ‘forgiveness’ resounds in the media today.
The almost immediate expressions of forgiveness, offered to the perpetrator by families affected by the shooting at a church in Charleston, SC, shows hope of reconciliation.
Aboriginals, here in Canada, are shedding tears of healing and forgiveness at meetings, which present the Truth and Reconciliation report from the inquiry into Residential School abuse.
And, research about the health-giving power of forgiveness is on the upswing.
Both recent and past wrongs committed on individuals, communities and nations need forgiving. It isn’t easy. Many people find it a real challenge to forgive and let go, even knowing the value it will bring to their health.Continue Reading