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Dysfunctional Forgiveness

This morning our pastor spoke on forgiveness.
I smugly sat there thinking I knew all about the topic.Now don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t sitting there with an attitude.I wasn’t being a jerk and with arms folded and a sour expression.I was honestly happy to be in the house of God.When I realized what the message was about I remember thinking that we can all use a reminder to pray about whatever cancers we are letting eat away at us.But God did not just show me a face or two.I was struck by a tsunami.To be honest, I’m not even sure I could describe the flood of faces, names and emotions that were pouring through me.I was overwhelmed.I was broken.
When I say broken, I’m not exaggerating.I was destroyed.Tears streamed down my face.I was a sobbing mess.I cried and snotted (calling it like it was) so hard I had no choice but to make my way to the altar because that’s where the tissues are located. I know my husband loves me, but I thought he might frown at his sleeve being used as a Kleenex.Fi…