By Lavern Nissley
Forgiveness isn't easy, but it's so necessary to avoid living in confinement or "in prison".
This brief video clip comes from the TV show Code Black. Dr. Leanne Rorish visits the man in prison who killed her husband and two children as a drunk driver. Notice their use of the word "prison" to describe their pre-forgiveness situation.
So, how were these two characters impacted by the act of forgiveness? It seemed to bring freedom to both, right?
Then why don't people move more intentionally toward forgiveness? Likely because they are unaware of what forgiveness ISN'T.
Forgiveness is NOT . . .
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Lavern & Ronda Nissley are co-directors of Encompass. Married since 1978, both enjoy coffee, riding their tandem bicycle and working together to build strong relationships.