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Wounds of Spouses and Peers

Forgiveness sets us free and opens the way to healing.

By: Father George Montague, SM

Wounds of Spouses and Peers: Forgiveness sets us free and opens the way to healing. by Father George Montague, SM

Our woundedness may come from anyone, most frequently from spouses or peers. No matter what the source, unforgiveness of any kind will block intimacy with the Father, for Jesus says, “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful” (Luke 6:36).

This theme of the relationship between our forgiveness and the Father’s forgiveness appears most often in the Gospel of Matthew. The...

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