Have you ever been so angry with someone…

that you bristle when you hear their name?

Is there a person that has disappointed you so terribly that even thinking about the thought of him or her leads to tears welling up in your eyes?

Or maybe you’ve been so hurt that forgiving another person seems like an impossible thing to do.

The reality is that the idea of forgiveness is simple…

but the act of forgiving may not be as easy.

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Most of us would acknowledge that should we should forgive but there are many that struggle with exactly how to do it.

Because forgiveness is a matter of the heart, the emotions of hurt, anger, disappointment, and pain can sometimes obscure the importance of extending mercy and grace. However, forgiveness is worth figuring out. It releases both the giver and the receiver and allows both to experience the gift of freedom from the past.

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So how exactly do we forgive?  What are some practical tips for releasing another person?

Today’s podcast shares a few tips and guiding principles that have worked… and are still working for me.



Join me for today’s chat by clicking  “play” at the top of this post or via iTunes or Stitcher.


Forgive as the Lord forgave you. Colossians 3:13 NIV

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Highlights from Today’s Episode:

“Figuring Out Forgiveness”

  • Be conscious about your need to forgive.

  • Have compassion for the person that has offended or hurt you.

  • Release the person.  Holding them hostage is in reality holding yourself hostage to the pain.

  • Forgive the action or the wrong done by the person to you.


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Let’s Talk!

After you’ve listened to the podcast, I’d love to continue the conversation. Be sure and leave a comment or ask a question!

  • How did today’s podcast help you?
  • Who is God asking you to release and forgive?
  • What can you do today to take a first step toward forgiving another?

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