The First Step in Forgiveness

Three years. That’s how long I let the poison stay.⠀⠀ I once heard unforgiveness is like poison. We drink it, hoping the other person suffers.⠀⠀ After I left an abusive relationship, I didn’t want to forgive. I feared forgiving the years of complicated hurt would give God the go-ahead to send me back. So instead…

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Walking out Forgiveness

If forgiveness is hard for you, you’re not alone. I just did a quick google search for “how to forgive” and pulled up 276,000,000 results. Oof. ⠀ ⠀ I am right there with Lewis. I love the idea of forgiveness, in theory. ⠀ ⠀ I am right there with Peter who asked Jesus, “How many…

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Shame Spirals and Learning to Let Go

Shame Spirals Since January, I’ve been learning how to play piano. It’s slow going, but it brings me a lot of joy to be able to play and sing worship music (even in the comfort of my own home). Sometimes I play in front of others, but mostly it’s just me and Jesus in my…

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