2 Timothy 4:1-2 (NRSV): In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I solemnly urge you: proclaim the message; be persistent whether the time is favorable or unfavorable; convince, rebuke, and encourage, with the utmost patience in teaching.
In this video, writer Anne Lamott is interviewed about forgiveness, compassion, and embracing our messy selves. It is about 20 minutes long but is well worth the time. If you have limited time, I suggest watching the "forgiveness" portion, starting at about two minutes and ending at about 9 minutes. She says "to not forgive is the most toxic behavior we have". Do you… MORE >>