Lewis B. Smedes

Lewis Benedictus Smedes (August 20, 1921 — December 19, 2002) was a renowned Christian author, ethicist, and theologian in the Reformed tradition. He was a professor of theology and ethics for twenty-five years at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His 15 books, including the popular Forgive and Forget, covered some important issues including sexuality and forgiveness.

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Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.
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To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
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It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.
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You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.