Heidi Kling-Newnam (Pennsylvania, USA)
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When they hurled their insults at [Christ], he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly. - 1 Peter 2:23 (NIV)
Recently I left a job in which I was treated unfairly by the management. Prior to my leaving, I received information that could cause strife for the leaders of the organization. I struggled with my desire to use this information to repay them for the wrong they had done me....
Jesus is the ultimate example of forgiveness.
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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”