Managing Monday with Corrie ten Boom – take 2

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Corrie ten Boom (1892-1983) is remembered for her imprisonment in the Ravensbruck concentration camp for the assistance she and her family provided to help Jewish people escape from the Nazi Holocaust. Her story is told in The Hiding Place – a book which continues to encourage and inspire many. Three of her key themes were the futility of worry, the importance of forgiveness and the power of prayer. Her personal experience adds enormous credibility to her comments. Today we look at a few of the things she said about forgiveness.

  • To forgive is to set a prisoner free and to discover the prisoner was you. Corrie ten Boom
  • Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. Corrie ten Boom
  • Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart. Corrie ten Boom
  • If we forgive other people, our hearts are made fit to receive forgiveness. Corrie ten Boom

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