Forgiveness – The Big Picture

Forgiveness – The Big Picture

When Jesus, from the cross, said, “Father forgive them for they know not what they do”, he could see the big picture in a way that they couldn’t. If he was only thinking about himself, it would have been a lot more difficult to forgive, “I am in agony. I don’t deserve...
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

When Tilda said that this Connections would have the theme of “forgiveness”, I immediately thought of marriage. And so did my husband Rob! More specifically, I thought about the marriage prep courses that I run for Cotham. In my introductory email I tell our couples...
A Couple Counsellor’s perspective on Forgiveness

A Couple Counsellor’s perspective on Forgiveness

Forgiveness comes up often at Relate, the relationship counselling charity where I work. A common reason couples (or individuals) come is that one of them is finding it hard to ‘get over’ something their partner has done: “I’m not sure I can forgive him/her.” Usually...