Summary: Forgiveness does not mean full trust is renewed. Forgiveness and trust are different journeys. Focus on unconditional forgiveness first.
Real Life Story: Grown daughter is emotionally and verbally abused by father’s new wife. Although Dad has since died, daughter is not sure how to move past the pain and resentment toward stepmother.
Scripture Reference: Ephesians 4:32 Paul teaches the church to forgive one another just as God has forgiven them. 1 Peter 3:18 Peter teaches that God offers forgiveness unconditionally.
Keywords: #unconditional #forgiveness #trust #resentment #stepmother