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FORGIVE & FORGET: Healing the Hurts We Don't Deserve
FORGIVE FORGET Healing the Hurts We Don't Deserve Author:Lewis B. Smedes For all of us who have been wounded by another and struggled to understand and move beyond our feelings of hurt and anger, Lewis Smedes's classic book on forgiveness shows that it is possible to heal our pain and find room in our hearts to forgive. Breaking down the process of healing into four stages and offering stories of real people's experi... more »ence throughout, this wise book provides hope and solace for all who long for the peace that comes with forgiveness.« less
This book probably belongs on the lending bookshelf of every therapist or counselor. It gives a convincing, mildly faith-based approach to learning to forgive hurts that continue hurting and helps in the psychological healing process. It stands along, too, as a self-help book. Smedes uses real examples from his practice that will ring true to readers. No matter who or what you need or want to forgive and believe you can't, the book can be helpful. Smedes is a therapist and theologian known for his work in the area of forgiveness.