Shaped by a life of service to Christ’s Church, Fr. Christopher has dedicated himself to using all the tools God has placed at his disposal to spread the light of Orthodoxy across America. As Founding Father and host of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) and the “Come Receive The Light” national Orthodox Christian radio program, he shepherds a dynamic and rapidly expanding ministry bringing joy, hope, and salvation in Jesus Christ to millions of listeners on Internet and land-based radio around the world in more than 130 countries. Fr. Christopher lives in Brookline, MA and is the President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.
Dr. Stephen Muse is back on the show to continue the conversation about forgiveness that we started this past December. He speaks with Fr. Chris today about the role of acceptance in forgiveness. Stephen is a pastoral counselor and marriage and family therapist who works with combat veterans and their spouses, persons suffering from abuse, and also with clergy and their families.
* Do you think there comes a point when we have to just stop thinking about something and force ourselves move on?
* How can the idea of “live and let live” free us up to get back to our own lives instead of staying locked up in our anger and hurt?
*How can we be responsible about taking ownership for our part in a hurt?
* What are some tips we can use to try to check in with ourselves when we first feel anger creeping up so that we can stop a situation from spiraling?
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