[PBS video] Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate — Kathy Powers talks about living with the SHAME from running away and the FREEDOM from coming clean!

Forgiveness, reconciliation and apology

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“I think Kathy had to get past the ‘yes, but.'”

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“Very few people say they were wrong in a public way.”

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“The hardest work was to keep peeling back these layers of defensiveness —
the comfort of not looking at what I had done.”

“…why don’t THEY have to?
And suddenly these words:

‘FORGIVE US our trespasses
AS WE FORGIVE those who trespass against us.’

And that was it —
I FORGAVE….”

– Kathy Powers

transcribed by Jeff Fenske

Watch at PBS

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Related:

Asbury Revival, 1970: “‘Dr. Kinlaw, I am a liar. Now what do I do?’ … Three days later, she came to me radiant, and she said, ‘Dr. Kinlaw, I’m free!’”

The Welsh Revival of 1904-05 by J. Edwin Orr: A Countrywide Asbury-like REVIVAL! The 4 Points: #1 Confess any known sin, and put any wrong done to man right again. #2 Put away any doubtful habit. #3 Obey the Spirit promptly. #4 Confess your faith publicly.

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