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...
Forgiveness – letting go

Forgiveness – letting go

A good friend challenged me recently, rightly and graciously, after I had presided at the Eucharist. For him it was important that I, as priest, pronounced forgiveness : “May God forgive you . . .” I have usually said “May God forgive us . . .”, feeling as unworthy as...