Forgiveness Archive

Confession, the Gateway to the Satisfied Life

Part 2 in the Satisfied Life- Practically, in our everyday life we often treat God like a distant relative, or He is “up there” somewhere. We go for periods
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Unraveling sin, one thread at a time

Easter week, Psalm 41: The anger could not be avoided. It was open for all to see and hear, as tables were turned and irate voices followed. “Impossible. Embarrassing.
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30.30.30. Day 15: A Wide and Deep Love and Forgiveness

30.30.30. Day 15   The Passage: Psalm 103 1 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name. 2 Bless the Lord, O
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30.30.30. Day 10: Removing the Debt

30.30.30. Day 10   The Passage: Matthew 18:21-35 21 Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him?
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Erasing Spring Break (and other unmentionable things, like my careless words!)

There are moments we all want to forget and erase from our memory and everyone elses as well. We wish we could quietly tuck them away, like an old
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Three Vital Elements for a Lasting Marriage

We may think it is what we have in common, how we are similar or compatible that make a marriage last. I love the scene in the movie, Nacho
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The writing is in the sky

Sometimes we look back and are disappointed how things have gone. How did we get off to such a bad start? We didn’t do what we said we were
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The Great Rescue from the pit

Day 34 of Lent, Psalm 40: When my oldest son was 3, we had a run in with a rattlesnake. Even though it was almost 15 years ago, I
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Unloading the weight of our wrongs

Day 26 of Lent, Psalm 32: Why is it so difficult to believe there is forgiveness available? We naturally tend to think we cannot be forgiven, or we have
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One thing that is saving my marriage

It seems like it all began during our engagement. This is when I started noticing things. I had dreamed of this time since I was young– getting married to
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