Forgiveness

Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin
Stories of Hope

Two Cousins Who Both Descend from a Slave Owner on Faith and Healing

Phoebe Kilby and Betty Ann Kilby Fisher Baldwin reveal how their unlikely discovery that they were cousins helped Phoebe grasp more fully the marks racism and slavery have left and Betty to more fully embrace the practice of forgiveness.

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Gracie teaches Edward about forgiveness
Dogs

What a Dog Can Teach Us About Forgiveness

Nursing a grudge is not good for friendship, much less a strong faith.

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Jeremiah Braudrick; photo by Shevaun Williams
Stories of Faith

The Words of C. S. Lewis Helped Him Reclaim His Faith

How the beloved author of The Chronicles of Narnia helped a struggling veteran-turned pastor realize that God forgave him.  

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Power of forgiveness
Power of Prayer

3 Ways to Pray for the Power to Forgive

Forgiveness takes work. Here’s how we, with God’s help, can make it happen.

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Martin Luther King Jr. listening at a meeting of the SCLC staff at an Atlanta restaurant
Inspiring Stories

How Martin Luther King, Jr., Found Redemptive Love Out of Anger

King’s legacy includes the full range of human emotions, and how they can be channeled into meaningful and positive change.

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Illustration of a white bible
Faith and Prayer

How a Beloved Bible Helped Her Forgive Her Alcoholic Father

Finding her treasured childhood book allowed her to let go of her resentment.

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SIlouettes of birds flying during sunset.
Devotions for Women

Open Your Heart to Forgiveness

When you release the burden of a heavy heart you experience Jesus’ love in action.

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An artist's rendering of tension between two neighbors on either side of a wall
Friends

She Swallowed Her Pride to Restore a Broken Friendship

Small squabbles had caused a bitter rift with a close neighbor. Could she find the resolve to reach out to her former friend?

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Jill Suttie; photo courtesy Jill Suttie
Addiction and Recovery

Forgiving Her Alcoholic Father Helped Her Feel Whole

Her father was trying to make amends, but could she forgive him for his emotional abuse during her childhood?

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Daily Devotions

Difficult Love

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