Category Archives: Forgiveness

How to Apologize When You Seek Forgiveness for a Wrong

The seven words that we tell couples every marriage needs —I was wrong. Will you forgive  me? needs an update. When you are seeking forgiveness for a wrong done to your spouse, there is a better way to apologize. Most Apologies Need One More Ingredient Dennis and I are  discovering  that there is a big … Continue reading How to Apologize When You Seek Forgiveness for a Wrong

Seven Words Your Marriage Needs to Learn

The catchphrase from a 1970 movie deceived many people.  Love means never having to say you’re sorry may sound romantic, but it is a lie. A big lie. The truth? Love means you must say “I’m sorry.”  To keep a marriage healthy, there  is a  seven word question every married couple needs to learn. Say … Continue reading Seven Words Your Marriage Needs to Learn

When Forgiveness Needs to be More Than an Apology

There are times saying or hearing “I’m Sorry” isn’t enough. Whether we were the one wronged, or the one who did wrong, some offenses demand more of a deeper  level of forgiveness. It requires reconciliation. The Seven Words The seven words  “I was wrong. Will you forgive me?” are important  in every relationship. But it … Continue reading When Forgiveness Needs to be More Than an Apology

Unconditional Love Looks Like…

Demonstrating unconditional love to our children is a natural of overflow of the love we have for them. They can irritate, frustrate and even manipulate us, but nothing can make us love them less. How, then, can we show this same no strings attached love to our spouse? Some may disagree, but the difference to … Continue reading Unconditional Love Looks Like…

How to Move on When an Apology Never Comes

None of us escape this life without ever being hurt or offended. We understand how necessary forgiveness is to live a healthy physical and spiritual life. But how do you move on when an apology you know needs to be made never comes? I want to make it clear:  it is never okay to let … Continue reading How to Move on When an Apology Never Comes