Sunday, March 22, 2009

Ideas About How To Approach Peacemaking

A Christian perspective on
forgiveness ~
From Dr. Stoop’s
“Making Peace with your Father”

Facing the Truth

pages 189 - 232:

Step One:
  • Identify the Symptoms

Step Two:
  • Get the Facts

Step Three:
  • Identify Family Secrets and Family Myths

Step Four:
  • Speak the Unspoken

Step Five:
  • Rewrite History

Step Six:
  • Process the Losses

Step Seven:
  • Wait

Step Eight:
  • Forgive

Step Nine:
  • Invite Others to Share Your Journey

Step Ten:
  • Explore New Roles

Step Eleven:
  • Redeem the Past