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Against the Odds: True Stories of Healing and Forgiveness

Against the Odds: True Stories of Healing and Forgiveness (Paperback)

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Forgiveness is central to our faith because it is central to life. No relationship can survive without the ability to forgive, but sometimes we are hurt so deeply or so often that forgiveness appears impossible. This collection of inspirational true stories demonstrate the healing power of forgiveness through ordinary people's experiences of war, crime, terrorism, betrayal, relationship breakdown and the uncertainty of life's path. Aimed at both individual reflection and group study, each story is followed by thoughts from a practitioner or church leader, which can be used to open a conversation about what you've just read, and questions to help you think about the wider issues raised. Wherever you are in your life right now, this uplifting and practical book will encourage you to think about your own experience of forgiveness - how you might make this gift an everyday part of your life, let go of pain, restore relationships and live your life to the full.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian life & practice Publisher: BRF (The Bible Reading Fellowship) Publication Date: 21/02/2014 ISBN-13: 9781841017396  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Carmel Thomason is a journalist and writer based in Manchester. She is the author of Every Moment Counts: A Life of Mary Butterwick, which was listed in the top ten Christian books in the Church Times, WH Smith and Amazon, and has collaborated with the Archbishop of York, writing the stories for John Sentamu's Faith Stories, both published by DLT. Carmel has also contributed to the The Way, The Truth and The Life series published by the Teachers' Enterprise in Religious Education.

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