Why It’s A Bad Idea To Ignore Forgiveness (Day 5)When we choose to ignore forgiveness, we set our minds down a path of unhappiness. No matter the causes behind your hurt, choosing to ignore forgiveness is never the right answer.Take Responsibility For Your Own Part (Day 27)Seeing the situation from the other’s perspective can help us understand when we might not have a monopoly on being right.Starting The Process Of Forgiveness (Day 16)Now that you understand the basics, it’s time to start the process of forgivenessGelassenheit – The Art of Peace Of The SoulGelassenheit is a strange German word with a powerful spiritual message about peace.Focus On The Growth (Day 28)Yes, the end goal has been increased peace of mind and happiness, but to get there, we had to wade through all the ugly stuff first and work hard at forgiving it.Planning a Christ-Centered ChristmasA Christ-centered Christmas is possible. Let us begin with that, eliminate what takes us away from that and include what brings us toward that. Are you ready?Journaling Your Forgiveness Journey (Day 17)One great tool as you move along the path to forgiveness is a journal. The format is far less important than the content, though.Forgiveness Is A Process (Day 13)Forgiveness starts as a decision, but it’s a process. Learning to forgive can take a long time and a lot of tears and work. But it’s worth it.Opening A Dialog About Your Anger And Pain (Day 19)Venting can be a great way to let off a little steam and release some of your pressure. It gives you room for rational thought and more positive feelings.7 Ways That You Can Change the WorldMany have dreams of making big changes in the world. The truth is that our little actions are what make the difference.Coffee and Sin: Living Life with a Focus on GodDo you focus on God … or on sin? Your spiritual focus is important and affects how you act every day.Forgiveness Really Can Be A Daily Choice (Day 20)Forgiveness is a matter of habit, as strange as that might sound. You need to practice it daily and consciously for it to become an ingrained, habitual part of your life.When Forgiveness Gives You A False Sense Of Power (Day 7)There’s an interesting thing that happens when we forgive for the wrong reasons. It’s not good, but the reaction, the story we tell ourselves, is common.The Beam In My EyeCan you see to remove the speck of dust in another’s eye? Should you remove the beam in your own first? Far to often, the failings we see in others reflects our own sins.Finding Peace in Challenging TimesThe constant ups and downs in life are a given. They’re largely uncontrollable. But you can control your response to them and feel peaceful in challenging times.Don’t You Think It’s Time To Take Back Control? (Day 9)Forgiveness means taking control of your own future and destiny – or more importantly, removing that control from someone who may not even realize that they are controlling you.Learn To Live In The Present (Day 29)The past happens, and it has effects, but happiness comes from living in the present.Be At Peace With All – The Power of Asking ForgivenessMy friends among the Old Order Mennonites have a practice that is profound in its simplicity and yet incredible in[…]What Forgiveness Isn’t (Day 3)Many people don’t forgive because they think forgiveness is something it’s not. The other side of defining your terms! What forgiveness is NOT!Why I Am Having an Easter Egg Hunt This YearThere are no Easter bunnies in the Bible, and no record of children painting eggs or hunting for baskets of goodies. But it’s still suitable for a Bible-believing Christian household!