Reflections on a nation that is traumatized, fractured, and in dire need of collective healing and forgiveness.
“To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and discover that the prisoner was you.” – Lewis B. Smedes
Sometimes, people hurt, malign, disappoint us in unconscionably vile, crippling and painful ways. It may be through their words, silence, attitudes, actions, or inactions. And it is often worse when these acts of commission or omission are done by loved ones, those closest to us, and with the greatest powers to inflict the deepest cuts.