“Forgive us as we forgive those who have sinned against us.”
What does it mean to pray this prayer? Especially in a world where we’re told “Forgive and forget.” This is the trope we’ve been sold over and over again about the true nature of forgiveness. Articles abound in Success magazine, Forbes, Oprah on the 4 ways, the 8 ways, the 12 ways to 'Forgive and Forget’. This is not forgiveness. This is forgetfulness, and it does not honor your story and how you are being formed. Forgiveness is different from forgetfulness. Forgiveness is about remembering, but in the remembering an ability to wish someone well and let them on their way.
Invite a friend and come experience a new way to forgive and what it means to pray this prayer.