Sarcasm. Hurt feelings. Misunderstanding. Alienation. When hurt people connect with other hurt people, relationship breakdowns are sure to occur. Why is it so hard to patch things up? Who should make the first move? Thisbook on reconciliation tackles how to forgive the "un-forgivable," how to move past the hurt, and how to restore relationships by restoring trust.
3 Core Truths about Broken Relationships and Reconciliation
Forgiving someone is not the same as reconciliation.
Unforgiveness is the root of unresolved conflict.
Reconciliation is a restored relationship based on restored trust.
Even when there are valid reasons to feel hurt and even when the other person is undeserving, the spirit of reconciliation reflects the heart of God.
Find out what you need to know about reconciliation and healing in relationships. It includes—
Definition Section on Reconciliation, Restoration, and Mediation—
Discover the real truth that with God there is no relationship that can’t be restored. Review key definitions and encouraging Bible stories that show God's heart and desire for reconciliation and forgiveness. Covers key Bible stories, such as David, Joseph and his brothers, Abigail, and Jesus.
Characteristics Section: Keys to Repairing a Broken Relationship—
This helpful section answers the fundamental questions: Am I ready for reconciliation? What does reconciliation look like? And are we required to reconcile all relationships?
Steps to Solution Section: How to Mend Broken Relationships and Open the Door to Reconciliation—
Gives helpful relationship advice on reconciliation and how to heal broken relationships. Steps to reconciliation include preparing our heart, forgiving others, showing love, reflecting the character of Christ, entering into His peace, and seeking mediation if needed. This helpful, easy-to-understand mini-book will help you prepare your heart to resolve differences and it shows that the road to reconciliation—although difficult—is possible with God.