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The art of forgiving : when you need to forgive and don't know how

Author: Lewis B Smedes
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1997, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Describes the three stages of forgiveness and describes how to forgive using examples drawn from real life.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis B Smedes
ISBN: 034541344X 9780345413444
OCLC Number: 37566111
Description: xiii, 178 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: I. What we do when we forgive. 1.The three stages --
2. The sorts of things we forgive --
3. Forgiving does not mean reunion --
4. Forgiving does not mean restoring --
5. Who can do it? II. Why we forgive. 6. The case against forgiving --
7. In defense of forgiving --
8. Because it suits us --
9. For our own sakes. III. Whom we forgive. 10. We only forgive the ones we blame --
11. Forgiving people who do not say they are sorry --
12. Forgiving ourselves --
13. Forgiving God. IV. How we forgive. 14. How God forgives --
15. Owning our pain --
16. Taking our time --
17. We don't have to say so --
18. We don't have to put up with it --
19. How often? As often as we need to --
20. When we are not sure we have done it --
21. Forgive and remember. Postscript: Just remember this.
Responsibility: Lewis B. Smedes.

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Describes the three stages of forgiveness and describes how to forgive using examples drawn from real life.

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