Narrative Lectionary Key Verse for Today
NL Daily Devotion for Wednesday, June 26, 2019
by Stefanie K. Fauth, Clergy Stuff
Growing up, my mother would not allow me to use the word hate.
It didn’t matter how mean someone was, they were still a person, loved by God and deserving compassion - even if they had done you wrong.
It’s a hard pill for us humans to swallow - to offer mercy and love to our enemies when we’d LOVE to win this game of life.
But that’s not how it works.
At least it isn’t for me…my enemies have never suffered as I wished…and as an adult, I thank God for that.
Is it easy to forgive people who have hurt you deeply? What helps you to move on?
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