Guest Blogger Lorie Sheffer: Forgiveness step nine – Grief

Stonewood Park, Harry Schenck's Eagle Scout project
Stonewood Park, Harry Schenck’s Eagle Scout project he didn’t live to see


Step #9 on the path to forgiveness: Grief.

In moving toward forgiveness, we are not attempting to deny that we were hurt by the actions of ourselves or another person.  We are learning to accept that we were caused pain, to grieve and work through that pain, and then to let it go so that so that we can move ahead unencumbered by it.

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Stonewood Park was Harry Schenck’s vision for his Eagle Scout project. He died tragically in a car accicent at age 16, a high school junior. The backstory is here.


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Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.