Monday, October 4, 2010

My Ten Top Mythys About Forgiveness

1.    Forgiveness minimizes the offense, says that it's "OK."
2.    Forgiveness eliminates pain and anger.
3.    Forgiveness must be earned.
4.    Forgiveness means forgetting.
5.    Forgiveness means reconciliation.
6.    Forgiveness requires confrontation.
7.    Forgiveness eliminates justice, lets the offender "off the hook."
8.    Forgiveness is evaluated and measured by emotions.
9.    Forgiveness is always a one-time event.
10.  Forgiveness is a sign of weakness.