Be generous

Setting the stage for forgiveness and healing

"Families are weird.” This is the mantra of a pastor friend, his way of coping with the manifold complexities of his own family as well as those of the families with whom he ministers. He contends that if you start with this description as your baseline, you will be able to laugh at the absurdities that emerge, rather than become frustrated because you continue to hope against hope that family members will act reasonably and even charitably toward each other.

 

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