Forgiving what you can't forget : discover how to move on, make peace with painful memories, and create a life that's beautiful again / Lysa TerKeurst.
"Lysa TerKeurst helps readers address how to stop suffering from what others have done to them while exploring what forgiveness is, what it isn't, and how to deal with difficult relationships"-- Provided by publisher.
You deserve to stop suffering because of what other people have done to you. Have you ever felt stuck in a cycle of unresolved pain, playing offenses over and over in your mind? You know you can't go on like this, but you don't know what to do next. #1 New York Times Bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst has wrestled through this journey. But in surprising ways, she's discovered how to let go of bound-up resentment and overcome the resistance to forgiving people who aren't willing to make things right. With deep empathy, therapeutic insight, and rich Bible teaching coming out of more than 1,000 hours of theological study, Lysa will help you: Learn how to move on when the other person refuses to change and never says they're sorry. Walk through a step-by-step process to free yourself from the hurt of your past and feel less offended today. Discover what the Bible really says about forgiveness and the peace that comes from living it out right now. Identify what's stealing trust and vulnerability from your relationships so you can believe there is still good ahead. Disempower the triggers hijacking your emotions by embracing the two necessary parts of forgiveness. - Publisher.
You deserve to stop suffering because of what other people have done to you. But you may be stuck in a cycle of unresolved pain, playing offenses over and over in your mind. TerKeurst has wrestled through this journey, but she has discovered how to let go of bound-up resentment and overcome the resistance to forgiving people who aren't willing to make things right. Here she shares therapeutic insight and Bible teaching to help you learn how to move on, disempower the triggers hijacking your emotions, and embrace the two necessary parts of forgiveness. -- adapted from jacket
- ISBN: 9780718039875
- ISBN: 0718039874
- Physical Description: xviii, 259 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Nelson Books, 
- Copyright: ©2020
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-258).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: I still cry over what happened -- Forgiveness, the double-edged word -- Welcome to the table -- Is this even survivable? -- How is forgiveness even possible when I feel like this? -- Collecting the dots -- Connecting the dots -- Correcting the dots -- Unchangeable feels unforgivable -- Boundaries that help us stop dancing with dysfunction -- Because they thought God would save them -- Forgiving God -- The part that loss plays -- Bitterness is a bad deal that makes big promises -- Living the practice of forgiveness every day -- The beauty of forgiving -- A journey through what the Bible actually says about forgiveness -- Lysa's most asked questions on forgiveness -- Getting the help you need -- Some important notes to consider on abuse.
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