Pastor Tiffany Hollums decided that each day during Lent, she would choose a word to prayerfully reflect upon. A volunteer suggested reading the lectionary texts and then choosing a word that stood out to her from those passages. Tiffany is sharing her Lenten reflections here and hopes to inspire our readers to join in her journey.
1 Samuel 15:10-21
Forgive as God has forgiven you.
To forgive doesn’t erase the hurt you’ve experienced, but acknowledges the hurt. The forgiving isn’t so much for the one you are forgiving but for you-that you can be free and have peace even in the midst of the hurt. God knows forgiveness-we’ve been given far more than we could ever give. Forgive as God has forgiven you.