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|QuotationsBook.com. For a working definition of forgiveness, I think of it as |
restoring love. - Thomas, Charles QuotationsBook 16.
|Synthesizing more than 20 years of research in forgiveness, this practical and well-documented sourcebook explains the process of forgiveness in psychotherapy and is written for all mental health practitioners regardless of their ...|
|If I think forgiveness involves restoring a relationship, then I will treat it differently |
than if I think it merely involves ... At the end of the Handbook of Forgiveness
Everett Worthington declares that the definition wars have come to an end and
|Working Through the Pain and Pleasures of Hate David W. Augsburger ... |
Forgiveness has become "the gift you give yourself," individual, private, personal
— not interpersonal. ... This is what neighbor love, not forgiveness, is about. ...
process of forgiving from its actual task and claim it as the means to taking the
primary step, the pre-forgiving move of restoring basic recognition of the other as
|Do you know the definition of unconditional love, Flair?" Brandy asked. "No," Flair |
said. "Unconditional love means this: No matter what, and I do mean no matter
what you do, I will always love you. Burn my house ... To forgive means to restore.
|All these are necessary. But is this forgiveness in any historic biblical, theological, |
and genuinely relational definition? ... This is the groundwork of restoring
attitudes of love on which forgiveness will stand if it is to ever happen. But
forgiving is ...
|Believe me I know what you are thinking right now, I am too angry to forgive. Yes, |
you have a right to be angry but you do not have the right not to forgive.
Forgiveness does not mean that I am letting you off the hook, but instead it means
I am ...
|There will be situations where we say we forgive, only to confront a memory or |
situation that triggers anger, shame, or depression that we take out on the one we
forgave. Those who hurt us in the past and with whom we are working to restore
love and trust will make mistakes, both ... Realism means that we recognize that
restoration is a "two steps forward, one step back" process. ... If so, how do you
think his or her past would have affected you if you had lived in his or her place?
|We also think that to forgive means to restore a relationship, but that is also |
simply not true — it can be, but it doesn't always have to be so. Some people
have ... You have more options than love or hate, you can choose to forgive. A
Charles Griswold - 2007 - 242 pages
|But if reconciliation means “affirmation” – the relevant sense ofwhich here would |
be something like friendship and support or a renewal of any previous ties of
affection – then there is no reason to think that forgiveness must lead to “
affirmative reconciliation” as one might call it. ... couple; forgiveness does not
necessarily restore the love that was destroyed by infidelity, even if it does restore
a certain level ...