It ought to be easy to forgive. However, forgiveness is hard and difficult. Forgiveness is a choice. Forgiveness is there for you at any moment. You may really want to forgive someone or yourself, but how does a person begin to forgive? First think about what forgiveness means and what it does not mean. People have a lot of misgivings about forgiveness. Some think they can't forgive because it's "too difficult". The hurt may be too deep and the offense may seem unforgiveable. The offender may not deserve forgiveness. Some find forgiving impossible to do. The anger can be so…
Pat Bluth is an author of From Pain to Peace—A Journey from Rage to Forgiveness, bereaved parent, licensed family therapist, grief facilitator, and speaker.
Pat holds a Master’s Degree in Community Counseling and is a certified Chemical Dependency Counselor. She has served as a Christian family therapist, facilitated hospice grief groups, and is a frequent speaker for Mothers Against Drunk Driving and other groups.
Following the death of her 17-year old daughter, Tammy, caused by a drunk driver, Pat co-founded Mothers Against Drunk Driving in her County. Pat is a trained victim advocate.
Pat’s passion has been spending her time educating and changing attitudes about drinking and driving. As a certified Toastmaster, Pat has spoken to thousands sharing her story of hope and healing. Pat speaks from her heart and has brought hope to many who thought life was hopeless after a tragedy. Her message of hope and healing has been an inspiration to thousands.
Her book, From Pain to Peace – A Journey from Rage to Forgiveness, is Pat’s compelling story tracing her journey from rage to forgiveness and healing. Visit patbluth.com for a free copy of chapter one. Discover how love and forgiveness can conquer and win over bitterness and rage. Our deepest hurts can be healed with God’s help.