Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers – book review

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Recently, a friend gave me a copy of the book: Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers written by Leslie Leyland Fields and Dr. Jill Hubbard. She knew that I liked memoirs and thought I’d enjoy it.

forgivingThe back cover reads “If our families are to flourish, we will need to learn and practice ways of forgiving those who have had the greatest impact upon us: our mothers and fathers.” It goes on further to pose these questions:
• Do you struggle from the deep pain of a broken relationship with a parent?
• What does the Bible say about forgiveness? Why must we forgive at all?
• How do we honor those who act dishonorably toward us, especially when these people are as influential as our parents? Can we ever break free from the “sins of our fathers?”
• What does forgiveness look like in the lives of real parents and…

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