Beyond Ordinary Forgiveness

As Justin and I share our story, the affair gets all the attention, but what I have come to realize is that I had a forgiveness issue long before the affair. I had mastered the art of unforgiveness, and felt clueless about what true forgiveness looked like.

One of the questions I always get is, “How did you ever forgive Justin? How in the world could you forgive him after what he did?” It is one of the most important questions you can ask, and one of the most amazing questions we have the honor of answering. After all, ordinary lives in resentment, but extraordinary lives in forgiveness.

Resentment can have such a grip on our hearts that we need to forgive often for our own healing. That is exactly what we realized as we walked through the cycle of forgiveness. Forgiveness is hard.

I’m (Trish) am posting again today over at (in)Courage. To read the rest of this post on forgiveness and to enter to win 1 of 5 FREE copies of our book Beyond Ordinary: When a Good Marriage Just Isn’t Good Enough click HERE. 

 

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