Forgiveness and repentance are an annual theme for us. This year, the UUA Common Read is a book about the topic: On Repentance and Repair by Danya Ruttenberg. Join me in considering a very old outline for how to move forward after an experience of … read more.
December 11 The Story of Forgiveness Rev. Erika Hewitt
Forgiveness is a loaded term: it conjures pain, betrayal and anger. These wounds are a part of our story, but they’re not the only story. The opposite of woundedness is the freedom found … read more.
It takes courage to offer and/or accept forgiveness. And there is more to the work than saying “I’m sorry” and “I forgive you.” We also need acceptance as well as change. All of that takes faith and courage! Join us for an all-congregation worship followed … read more.
Some people say forgiveness is the best thing in all situations. But is it? Aren’t there times when it is not the right choice, or something else needs to happen first, or it’s not our forgiveness to give?
Sermon text and video: https://douglastaylor.org/2020/09/20/unforgiven/