Day: Dec 25, 2019

Shallowing the Divide: Reconciliation – The Way of Cleansing

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Franz Marc Reconciliation 1912 (woodcut_in_black_on_japan_paper)

 

INTRODUCTION: Is Forgiveness a Threat to Society?

Of all the subjects about which I have written in the last few decades, the one on which I am embarking here is surely one of the sweetest, and maybe even one of the most important. Yet, strangely, human reconciliation (aka forgiveness) is also potentially one of the most contentious. Because of that, there will be some who will be triggered by what I am going to write here, especially by the more challenging parts. But I urge you to stay with me until I have concluded this little treatise. The only way to remove a blockage is to bulldoze your way right through it. So please hold my hand and step through this with me now. Read the rest of this entry »