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Author : Timothy Keller
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 273 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2022-11-01
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780525560753

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Pastor and New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller outlines the reasons why forgiveness has to be a central part of everyone’s lives. Forgiving anyone in a meaningful way is one of the hardest things a person has to do. If you do not, resentment and vengeance begin to consume you. It is nearly impossible to move past transgression without forgiveness, but few people have the resources and the tools to forgive others fully and move on with their lives. Forgiveness is an essential skill, a moral imperative, and a religious belief that cuts right to the core of what it means to be human. In Forgive, Timothy Keller shows readers why it is so important and how to do it, explaining in detail the steps you need to take in order to move on without sacrificing justice or your humanity.

8 Keys to Forgiveness (8 Keys to Mental Health)

Author : Robert Enright
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 44,9 Mb
Release : 2015-09-28
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9780393734065

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'A practical guide by the man Time magazine has called “the forgiveness trailblazer.” While it may seem like a simple enough act, forgiveness is a difficult, delicate process which, if executed correctly, can be profoundly moving and a deep learning experience. Whatever the scenario may be—whether you need to make peace with a certain situation, with a loved one or friend, or with a total stranger—the process of forgiveness is an art and a science, and this hands-on guide walks readers through it in 8 key steps. How can we become forgivingly “fit”? How can we identify the source of our pain and inner turmoil? How can we find meaning in what we have suffered, or learn to forgive ourselves? What should we do when forgiveness feels like a particularly tall order? All these questions and more are answered in this practical book, leading us to become more tolerant, compassionate, and hopeful human beings.

The Book of Forgiving

Author : Desmond Tutu,Mpho Tutu
Publisher : Harper Collins
Page : 240 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2014-03-18
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9780062203588

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The Book of Forgiving by Desmond Tutu,Mpho Tutu Pdf

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Chair of The Elders, and Chair of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, along with his daughter, the Reverend Mpho Tutu, offer a manual on the art of forgiveness—helping us to realize that we are all capable of healing and transformation. Tutu's role as the Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission taught him much about forgiveness. If you asked anyone what they thought was going to happen to South Africa after apartheid, almost universally it was predicted that the country would be devastated by a comprehensive bloodbath. Yet, instead of revenge and retribution, this new nation chose to tread the difficult path of confession, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Each of us has a deep need to forgive and to be forgiven. After much reflection on the process of forgiveness, Tutu has seen that there are four important steps to healing: Admitting the wrong and acknowledging the harm; Telling one's story and witnessing the anguish; Asking for forgiveness and granting forgiveness; and renewing or releasing the relationship. Forgiveness is hard work. Sometimes it even feels like an impossible task. But it is only through walking this fourfold path that Tutu says we can free ourselves of the endless and unyielding cycle of pain and retribution. The Book of Forgiving is both a touchstone and a tool, offering Tutu's wise advice and showing the way to experience forgiveness. Ultimately, forgiving is the only means we have to heal ourselves and our aching world.


Author : Mark Sakamoto
Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 49,8 Mb
Release : 2014-06-03
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781443417990

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Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto Pdf

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER When the Second World War broke out, Ralph MacLean chose to escape his troubled life on the Magdalen Islands in eastern Canada and volunteer to serve his country overseas. Meanwhile, in Vancouver, Mitsue Sakamoto saw her family and her stable community torn apart after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Like many young Canadian soldiers, Ralph was captured by the Japanese army. He would spend the war in prison camps, enduring pestilence, beatings and starvation, as well as a journey by hell ship to Japan to perform slave labour, while around him his friends and countrymen perished. Back in Canada, Mitsue and her family were expelled from their home by the government and forced to spend years eking out an existence in rural Alberta, working other people's land for a dollar a day. By the end of the war, Ralph emerged broken but a survivor. Mitsue, worn down by years of back-breaking labour, had to start all over again in Medicine Hat, Alberta. A generation later, at a high school dance, Ralph's daughter and Mitsue's son fell in love. Although the war toyed with Ralph's and Mitsue's lives and threatened to erase their humanity, these two brave individuals somehow surmounted enormous transgressions and learned to forgive. Without this forgiveness, their grandson Mark Sakamoto would never have come to be.

Why Forgive?

Author : Johann Christoph Arnold
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 51,9 Mb
Release : 2014-05-25
Category : Religion
ISBN : 0874869420

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Revised and expanded edition of Arnold's book 'Seventy times seven' (Plough 1997).


Author : Matthew West
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Page : 209 pages
File Size : 46,5 Mb
Release : 2013-07-16
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781400323029

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Forgiveness by Matthew West Pdf

Whether giving or receiving, forgiveness is the key toward true healing and blessing. God says there are no limits to forgiveness toward others or ourselves. And when Matthew West set out on a journey asking people to share their true life stories, Renée shared about how she chose to forgive the drunk driver who hit and killed her daughter. This remarkable story and others like it bring peace and healing to the one needing and the ones giving forgiveness. Fifty powerful stories share forgiveness through divorce, betrayal, addiction, abandonment, death, and more. Each story ties into the promises of God’s faithfulness and healing, and ends with the story of God’s ultimate forgiveness through the message of salvation.

The Way of Forgiveness: Letting Go, Easing Stress, and Building Strength

Author : D. Patrick Miller
Publisher : Fearless Books
Page : 111 pages
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Release : 2009-07-24
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781452386270

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The Way of Forgiveness: Letting Go, Easing Stress, and Building Strength by D. Patrick Miller Pdf

In this highly praised work, D. Patrick Miller reveals forgiveness as Sa disciplined and increasingly joyful approach to seeing and being that amounts to a new way of life. In four concise sections “ Seven Steps of Forgiving, Forgiving Others, Forgiving Yourself, and Where Forgiveness Leads “ this poetic book provides the keys to a healing change of mind and heart.


Author : Iyanla Vanzant
Publisher : Hay House, Inc
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 2013-11-05
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781401943806

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Forgiveness by Iyanla Vanzant Pdf

Too many of us feel trapped in stagnant romantic, family, or workplace relationships. Weighed down by toxic thoughts and emotions, we might be quick to judge and slow to pardon, and self-righteous about our feelings as we dwell on memories of what we or others did (or failed to do). In this new book, Iyanla Vanzant challenges us to liberate ourselves from the wounds of the past and to embrace the new power of forgiveness. With Iyanla’s 21-Day Forgiveness Plan, you’ll explore relationship dynamics with your parents, children, friends, partners, co-workers, bosses, yourself, and even God. With journaling work and Emotional Freedom Techniques (also known as "tapping"), you’ll learn to live with more love; gain new clarity on your life, lessons, and blessings; and discover a new level of personal freedom, peace, and well-being. Forgiveness doesn’t mean agreeing with, condoning, or even liking what has happened. Forgiveness means letting go and knowing that—regardless of how challenging, frightening, or difficult an experience may seem—everything is just as it needs to be in order for you to grow and learn. When you focus on how things "should" be, you deny the presence and power of love. Accept the events of the past, while being willing to change your perspective on them. As Iyanla says, "Only forgiveness can liberate minds and hearts once held captive by anger, bitterness, resentment, and fear. Forgiveness is a true path to freedom that can renew faith, build trust, and nourish the soul."

Guilt, Forgiveness, and Moral Repair

Author : Maria-Sibylla Lotter,Saskia Fischer
Publisher : Springer Nature
Page : 356 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 2022-01-03
Category : Philosophy
ISBN : 9783030846107

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Guilt, Forgiveness, and Moral Repair by Maria-Sibylla Lotter,Saskia Fischer Pdf

In current debates about coming to terms with individual and collective wrongdoing, the concept of forgiveness has played an important but controversial role. For a long time, the idea was widespread that a forgiving attitude — overcoming feelings of resentment and the desire for revenge — was always virtuous. Recently, however, this idea has been questioned. The contributors to this volume do not take sides for or against forgiveness but rather examine its meaning and function against the backdrop of a more complex understanding of moral repair in a variety of social, circumstantial, and cultural contexts. The book aims to gain a differentiated understanding of the European traditions regarding forgiveness, revenge, and moral repair that have shaped our moral intuitions today whilst also examining examples from other cultural contexts (Asia and Africa, in particular) to explore how different cultural traditions deal with the need for moral repair after wrongdoing.


Author : Julia Frazier White
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Page : 155 pages
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Release : 2010-12-30
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 1456843117

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Forgiveness by Julia Frazier White Pdf

Forgiveness: Learning How to Forgive by Julia Frazier White is a book for people who have been deeply hurt and caught in a vortex of anger, depression, and resentment. Julia White shares how forgiveness can reduce anxiety and depression while increasing self esteem and hopefulness toward ones future. This fresh new work demonstrates how forgiveness, approached in the correct manner, benefits the forgiver far more than the forgiven. Filled with wisdom and warm encouragement, the book leads the reader on a path that will bring clarity and peace. The act of forgiving is itself an exercise in restoring oneself to wholeness. When a heinous act is committed, sometimes one wonders if forgiveness is even possible. In this ground-breaking book, Dr. White gives us the seven steps that are taken in the forgiveness process. When we forgive, she says, we set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner we set free is us. In an easy-to-read yet astute analysis of the meaning and value of forgiveness, Dr. White teaches the reader that forgiveness is a way of healing. She takes as her model sound biblical principles and outlines the many subtleties involved in forgiveness, such as distinguishing anger from hate, and noting that we only forgive those we blame (including ourselves). Forgetting may be more difficult, but at least Forgiveness: Learning How to Forgive can help us along the path toward release and healing.

Forgiven and Set Free

Author : Linda Cochrane
Publisher : Baker Books
Page : 113 pages
File Size : 40,6 Mb
Release : 1996-11
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9780801057236

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Gently guides hurting women through painful emotions and memories to lasting healing and forgiveness. For solo or group use.

Failures of Forgiveness

Author : Myisha Cherry
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Page : 240 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 2023-09-19
Category : Family & Relationships
ISBN : 9780691223193

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Failures of Forgiveness by Myisha Cherry Pdf

Philosopher Myisha Cherry teaches us the right ways to deal with wrongdoing in our lives and the world Sages from Cicero to Oprah have told us that forgiveness requires us to let go of negative emotions and that it has a unique power to heal our wounds. In Failures of Forgiveness, Myisha Cherry argues that these beliefs couldn’t be more wrong—and that the ways we think about and use forgiveness, personally and as a society, can often do more harm than good. She presents a new and healthier understanding of forgiveness—one that will give us a better chance to recover from wrongdoing and move toward “radical repair.” Cherry began exploring forgiveness after some relatives of the victims of the mass shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, forgave what seemed unforgiveable. She was troubled that many observers appeared to be more inspired by these acts of forgiveness than they were motivated to confront the racial hatred that led to the killings. That is a big mistake, Cherry argues. Forgiveness isn’t magic. We can forgive and still be angry, there can be good reasons not to forgive, and forgiving a wrong without tackling its roots solves nothing. Examining how forgiveness can go wrong in families, between friends, at work, and in the media, politics, and beyond, Cherry addresses forgiveness and race, canceling versus forgiving, self-forgiveness, and more. She takes the burden of forgiveness off those who have been wronged and offers guidance both to those deciding whether and how to forgive and those seeking forgiveness. By showing us how to do forgiveness better, Failures of Forgiveness promises to transform how we deal with wrongdoing in our lives, opening a new path to true healing and reconciliation.

Kingdom of Forgiveness

Author : Dr. Terrance Garrett
Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
Page : 132 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 2023-02-21
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9798885401548

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Kingdom of Forgiveness by Dr. Terrance Garrett Pdf

Kingdom of Forgiveness gives the reader practical biblical knowledge of God's pattern for total reconciliation in the community of faith. This book will help one understand the need to let go of past offenses and release the hurt that accompanies unforgiveness. The goal of the book is to communicate steps that will assist in living a life of total forgiveness. 2

Before Forgiving

Author : Sharon Lamb,Jeffrie G. Murphy
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Page : 289 pages
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Release : 2002
Category : Philosophy
ISBN : 9780195145205

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Before Forgiving by Sharon Lamb,Jeffrie G. Murphy Pdf

Psychologist Sharon Lamb & philosopher Jeffrie Murphy argue that forgiveness has been accepted as a therapeutic strategy without serious, critical examination. They intend this volume to be a closer, critical look at some of the questions the topic raises.

Between Vengeance and Forgiveness

Author : Martha Minow
Publisher : Beacon Press
Page : 236 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 1999-11-01
Category : Political Science
ISBN : 0807045071

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Between Vengeance and Forgiveness by Martha Minow Pdf

The rise of collective violence and genocide is the twentieth century's most terrible legacy. Martha Minow, a Harvard law professor and one of our most brilliant and humane legal minds, offers a landmark book on our attempts to heal after such large-scale tragedy. Writing with informed, searching prose of the extraordinary drama of the truth commissions in Argentina, East Germany, and most notably South Africa; war-crime prosecutions in Nuremberg and Bosnia; and reparations in America, Minow looks at the strategies and results of these riveting national experiments in justice and healing.