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Fifth Week of Lent

The Journey of Forgiveness

Forgiving others and ourselves is at times the most difficult thing for us to do. Unforgiveness stands in the way of much of our healing and restoration, freedom and wholeness. The journey of forgiveness is a process that we will explore this week in an intimate way. Jesus goes before you here. Will you follow him in whatever he wants to reveal to your heart?

—Excerpt from Restore: A Guided Lent Journal for Prayer and Meditation

Video Reflection

In week five, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, helps you discover the true meaning of forgiveness. Forgiveness is not condoning bad behavior or letting someone “off the hook,” rather it is letting your grief and anger come to the surface so that you can allow the Lord to heal your broken heart.  

What has been your experience of receiving forgiveness from God and others?

Podcast Episode

Forgiveness Heals All Wounds with Heather and Jake Khym

April 3, 2022 | 41 min.

Heather and Jake Khym discuss the Week Five theme of Restore, the journey of forgiveness. The Khyms share their personal story of healing and practical insights on forgiveness, as well as what it means to be open to the miracle of God's restoration of our hearts and minds. 

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