It is impossible to forgive when we are in survival mode.
In my last post, You Won’t Like Me When I’m Angry, I said that in my opinion the greatest miracle Jesus ever did was stay on the cross. Well, if that was the greatest, the second was to pray for the people who were cheering to see him there. Imagine that you have been betrayed. It could be something simple like one of your friends told you that they couldn’t hang out and then you run into them in public with someone else. How would you feel? I know most of us would have hurt feelings. We would get upset to some degree and go over in our heads trying to figure out why they would do that. After pining over it for some time we might find ourselves still unable to connect the dots. It just doesn’t make sense. We might think, “What did I do to them?” Unable…
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