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The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World (New)
by Tutu, Desmond
Book ID: 9780062203571, 0062203576
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Chair of The Elders, and Chair of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, along with his daughter Mpho Tutu, co-author with her father of Made for Goodness, offer a manual on the art of forgiveness-helping us realize that we are all capable of healing and transformation.
Desmond Tutu's role as the Chair of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission taught him much about forgiveness. If you asked anyone what they thought was going to happen to South Africa after apartheid, almost universally it was predicted that the country would be devastated by a comprehensive bloodbath. Yet, instead of revenge and retribution, this new nation chose to tread the difficult path of confession, forgiveness, and reconciliation.
Each of us has a deep need to forgive and to be forgiven. After much reflection on the process of forgiveness, Tutu has seen that there are four important steps of healing:
Forgiveness is hard work. Sometimes it even feels like an impossible task. But it is only through walking this four-fold path that we can free ourselves of the ties that bind perpetrator to victim in an endless and unyielding cycle of pain and retribution. The Book of Forgiving will be both a touchstone and a tool, offering Desmond Tutu's wise advice from years of experience, showing the way to experience forgiveness. Ultimately, forgiving is the only way we have to heal ourselves and to heal our aching world.
- Admitting the wrong and acknowledging the harm
- Telling one's story and witnessing the anguish
- Asking for forgiveness and granting forgiveness
- Renewing or releasing the relationship
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