Who Needs Forgiveness

Fall Into Forgiveness Part 5: Who Needs Forgiveness

Forgiveness is not only misunderstood; sometimes it’s missed altogether. Many people go their entire lives without giving much thought to forgiveness or even experiencing it. Because, well, who needs it? This is an easy mental trap to fall into. It’s easy to think you could go through life without forgiving yourself or others and still be just fine. But the reality is, you aren’t fine unless you are free…

When to Ask for Forgiveness

Fall Into Forgiveness Part 4: When to Ask for Forgiveness

In Part 3 of the “Fall Into Forgiveness” series, we looked at forgiveness as an ever-present reality. This begs the question: when, if ever, is it appropriate to ask for forgiveness? To answer that question, let’s start with a brief reminder of what forgiveness is in concrete terms…

Forgiveness vs Revenge

Fall Into Forgiveness Part 2: Forgiveness vs Revenge

Several years ago, I was working for a person with whom I rarely saw eye to eye. One morning, I walked into my office to find my boss had taken the liberty of rearranging my desk, including removing personal items, without asking or notifying me in advance. And if that weren’t enough, they explained away their actions with a slimy smile, insisting my office looked “unprofessional.” I was furious and even humiliated by their attempt at an unnecessary power play, and I wanted nothing more than revenge…