Art of Forgiving

Art of Forgiving Author Lewis B. Smedes
ISBN-10 034541344X
Year 1997
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher
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Reveals how the weight of old wrongs threatens our happiness and well-being, offers a three-step program of forgiveness, and explains how faith can help us find the strength to forgive others

The Art of Forgiveness Lovingkindness and Peace

The Art of Forgiveness  Lovingkindness  and Peace Author Jack Kornfield
ISBN-10 9780307481610
Year 2008-11-26
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Bantam
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You hold in your hand an invitation: To remember the transforming power of forgiveness and lovingkindness. To remember that no matter where you are and what you face, within your heart peace is possible. In this beautiful and graceful little book, internationally renowned Buddhist teacher and meditation master Jack Kornfield has collected age-old teachings, modern stories, and time-honored practices for bringing healing, peace, and compassion into our daily lives. Just to read these pages offers calm and comfort. The practices contained here offer meditations for you to discover a new way to meet life’s greatest challenges with acceptance, joy, and hope. From the Hardcover edition.

The Lost Art of Forgiving

The Lost Art of Forgiving Author Johann Christoph Arnold
ISBN-10 0874869501
Year 1998
Pages 149
Language en
Publisher
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The Lost Art of Forgiving is a collection of stories showing the healing power of forgiveness in the experiences of ordinary people scarred by crime, betrayal, abuse, bigotry and war. It lets the lives and voices of whose who have forgiven, and those who haven't, speak for themselves.s

The Book of Forgiving

The Book of Forgiving Author Desmond Tutu
ISBN-10 9780062203588
Year 2014-03-18
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Chair of The Elders, and Chair of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, along with his daughter, the Reverend Mpho Tutu, offer a manual on the art of forgiveness—helping us to realize that we are all capable of healing and transformation. Tutu's role as the Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission taught him much about forgiveness. If you asked anyone what they thought was going to happen to South Africa after apartheid, almost universally it was predicted that the country would be devastated by a comprehensive bloodbath. Yet, instead of revenge and retribution, this new nation chose to tread the difficult path of confession, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Each of us has a deep need to forgive and to be forgiven. After much reflection on the process of forgiveness, Tutu has seen that there are four important steps to healing: Admitting the wrong and acknowledging the harm; Telling one's story and witnessing the anguish; Asking for forgiveness and granting forgiveness; and renewing or releasing the relationship. Forgiveness is hard work. Sometimes it even feels like an impossible task. But it is only through walking this fourfold path that Tutu says we can free ourselves of the endless and unyielding cycle of pain and retribution. The Book of Forgiving is both a touchstone and a tool, offering Tutu's wise advice and showing the way to experience forgiveness. Ultimately, forgiving is the only means we have to heal ourselves and our aching world.

Five Steps to Forgiveness

Five Steps to Forgiveness Author Everett L. Worthington
ISBN-10 0609609181
Year 2001
Pages 277
Language en
Publisher Crown Pub
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A step-by-step program for applying forgiveness to everyday life uses a clinically tested approach to initiate the reconciliation process. 17,500 first printing.

The Sacred Art of Forgiveness

The Sacred Art of Forgiveness Author Marcia Ford
ISBN-10 9781594731754
Year 2006
Pages 156
Language en
Publisher SkyLight Paths Publishing
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Encourages believers to approach forgiveness and reconciliation through a step-by-step process, teaching how to forgive, how to be forgiven, and how to draw strength from the Divine at the center of all faith traditions. Original.

Forgiveness

Forgiveness Author Eve Garrard
ISBN-10 1844652262
Year 2010
Pages 132
Language en
Publisher Acumen Pub Limited
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Forgiveness explores what it is we are doing when we forgive, and why that might be a good thing in itself. It shows that learning to forgive should not be seen as simply a goal of self-development, like overcoming shyness, dealing with loss, or getting past rejection, but is more difficult, more complex, and more troubling than it is often portrayed. Proper forgiveness is a moral achievement - it is a virtue. Drawing on the work of psychologists, theologians, and moral philosophers, Eve Garrard and David McNaughton explore the nature of resentment, retribution, deterrence, punishment, love, and hatred. Defending unconditional forgiveness, they offer an entirely secular treatment that goes to the heart of our capacity to be moral beings.

Forgive and Forget

Forgive and Forget Author Lewis B. Smedes
ISBN-10 9780060674311
Year 1996-04-12
Pages 151
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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In Forgive & Forget, Lewis B. Smedes show you how to move form hurting and hating to healing and reconciliation. With the lessons of forgiveness, you can establish healthier relationships, reclaim the happiness that should be yours, and achieve lasting peace of mind.

Let It Go

Let It Go Author T.D. Jakes
ISBN-10 9781416547334
Year 2013-01-29
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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A latest release by the NAACP Image Award-winning author of Reposition Yourself shares uplifting advice about the virtues of forgiveness, offering strategic and biblically based advice on how to achieve peace and personal fulfillment by letting go of past wrongs.

The Book of Ho oponopono

The Book of Ho oponopono Author Luc Bodin
ISBN-10 9781620555118
Year 2016-03-17
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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A simple practice to heal your past and cleanse negative memories to live a more peaceful and harmonious life • Details how to apply Ho'oponopono to deal with traumatic past events, destructive thought patterns, family dynamics, daily annoyances, or any other disagreeable event in your life, from traffic jams to relationship break-ups • Draws on the new science of epigenetics and quantum physics to explain how Ho'oponopono works • Explains how the trauma of past events can cloud your perceptions and reveals how to break free from the weight of your memories Based on an ancestral Hawaiian shamanic ritual, the healing practice of Ho'oponopono teaches you to cleanse your consciousness of negative memories, unconscious fears, and dysfunctional programming and grant yourself forgiveness, peace, and love. The process is deceptively simple--first you must recognize your own responsibility for creating the events in your life, then you are ready to apply the mantra of Ho'oponopono: I’m sorry, Forgive me, Thank you, I love you. Repeated several times over a dedicated interval, the negativity is replaced with inner peace, love, and harmony--and, as the stories in this book show, sometimes even miracles take place. In this step-by-step guide, the authors explain how to apply Ho'oponopono to traumatic past events, destructive thought patterns, family dynamics, daily annoyances, or any other disagreeable event in your life, from traffic jams to relationship break-ups. Drawing on quantum physics and epigenetics, they explore how Ho'oponopono works--how thoughts and consciousness can affect the expression of your DNA, the materialization of your goals, and the behavior of those around you. They explain how negative thought patterns and memories unconsciously guide your life and draw more negativity to you, perpetuating the cycle of bad events and clouding your recollection of the past. By apologizing to yourself, your memory, and the event in question, you can forgive yourself, heal your memories, and cleanse your perceptions. By reconciling with yourself, you open your heart to love for your experiences, yourself, and others and bring harmony to your mind, body, and the world around you.

Forgiveness

Forgiveness Author Vladimir Jankélévitch
ISBN-10 0226392139
Year 2005-04-01
Pages 175
Language en
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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Philosopher Vladimir Jankélévitch has only recently begun to receive his due from the English-speaking world, thanks in part to discussions of his thought by Jacques Derrida, Emmanuel Lévinas, and Paul Ricoeur. His international readers have long valued his unique, interdisciplinary approach to philosophy’s greatest questions and his highly readable writing style. Originally published in 1967, Le Pardon, or Forgiveness, is one of Jankélévitch’s most influential works. In it, he characterizes the ultimate ethical act of forgiving as behaving toward the perpetrator as if he or she had never committed the action, rather than merely forgetting or rationalizing it—a controversial notion when considering events as heinous as the Holocaust. Like so many of Jankélévitch’s works, Forgiveness transcends standard treatments of moral problems, not simply generating a treatise on one subject but incorporating discussions of topics such as free will, giving, creativity, and temporality. Translator Andrew Kelley masterfully captures Jankélévitch’s melodic prose and, in a substantive introduction, reviews his life and intellectual contributions. Forgiveness is an essential part of that legacy, and this indispensable English translation provides key tools for understanding one of the great Western philosophers of the twentieth century.

The Art of Forgiveness

The Art of Forgiveness Author Gregory A. Clark
ISBN-10 9781465337795
Year 2011-10-12
Pages 110
Language en
Publisher Xlibris Corporation
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A father and his love taught his children of faith, hard work and overcoming obstacles. “Chef” was a hard working man who demanded much and gave much to all he encountered. Little did his family realize just how important those life lessons would become as they faced the hardest of challenges without him. Although Chef had guided one child through the pitfalls of drugs and launched others to high achieving college degrees and careers, he wasn't able to help his youngest son succeed and thrive. At least, not while he was still alive on this earth. You see, Chef was shot dead by the young son he so desperately wanted to save. The Art of Forgiveness is the story of the final chapters of Chef's life legacy as they played out after his death. It is a journey of faith and hope as a family coped with tragedy times two. A father murdered and a son lost to drugs, mental illness and the prison system. How was a family to recover from such great and tragic loss? Who would lead them? Was forgiveness even possible? Where would the road to healing start? This is the faith journey of the Clark family as they struggling through and succeeding in the ultimate form of redemption – forgiveness and love. Told by oldest son, Greg, it is a tale of not only tragedy but also faith, healing, restoration and peace. It is a story designed to encourage and inspire.

The Gift of Forgiveness

The Gift of Forgiveness Author Charles Stanley
ISBN-10 9781418530129
Year 2002-09-01
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Thomas Nelson Inc
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Charles Stanley, one of the most influential spiritual leaders of our day, shares the key to personal and even world peace in The Gift of Forgiveness. as Stanley points out that no sin is so shockingly evil it blocks God's forgiveness nor so trivial it negates the need for God's mercy, he shares the specifics of how to go about receiving and giving forgiveness. The Gift of Forgiveness reflects the heart of Stanley's teaching ministry. In this markedly helpful book, Stanley addresses such questions as how to practise a life of forgiveness in all your relationships and how to make forgiveness an ongoing, practical experience in your life. Previously published in hardcover (0840790724).

Free of Charge

Free of Charge Author Miroslav Volf
ISBN-10 9780310862062
Year 2009-08-30
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Zondervan
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We are at our human best when we give and forgive. But we live in a world in which it makes little sense to do either one. In our increasingly graceless culture, where can we find the motivation to give? And how do we learn to forgive when forgiving seems counterintuitive or even futile? A deeply personal yet profoundly thoughtful book, Free of Charge explores these questions¬ – and the further questions to which they give rise – in light of God’s generosity and Christ’s sacrifice for us. Miroslav Volf draws from popular culture as well as from a wealth of literary and theological sources, weaving his rich reflections around the sturdy frame of Paul’s vision of God’s grace and Martin Luther’s interpretation of that vision. Blending the best of theology and spirituality, he encourages us to echo in our own lives God’s generous giving and forgiving. A fresh examination of two practices at the heart of the Christian faith¬ – giving and forgiving¬ – the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lenten study book for 2006 is at the same time an introduction to Christianity. Even more, it is a compelling invitation to Christian faith as a way of life. “Miroslav Volf, one of the most celebrated theologians of our day, offers us a unique interweaving of intense reflection, vivid and painfully personal stories and sheer celebration of the giving God ... I cannot remember having read a better account of what it means to say that Jesus suffered for us in our place.” – Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury

The Sunflower

The Sunflower Author Simon Wiesenthal
ISBN-10 0307560422
Year 2008-12-18
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Schocken
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While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the SS. Haunted by the crimes in which he had participated, the soldier wanted to confess to--and obtain absolution from--a Jew. Faced with the choice between compassion and justice, silence and truth, Wiesenthal said nothing. But even years after the way had ended, he wondered: Had he done the right thing? What would you have done in his place? In this important book, fifty-three distinguished men and women respond to Wiesenthal's questions. They are theologians, political leaders, writers, jurists, psychiatrists, human rights activists, Holocaust survivors, and victims of attempted genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia, China and Tibet. Their responses, as varied as their experiences of the world, remind us that Wiesenthal's questions are not limited to events of the past. Often surprising and always thought provoking, The Sunflower will challenge you to define your beliefs about justice, compassion, and human responsibility. From the Trade Paperback edition.