The Olive Branch Blog

Come Back To Me

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about how grateful I am that we have technology that allows us to keep connected with our loved ones in so many ways. As each of us does our part in complying with...

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Kiss and Make Up

August 25th is National Kiss and Make Up Day. It is a day to let go of resentment, anger, grudges, and indignation. This unofficial holiday encourages people to reconcile and make up with anyone they are estranged with-at work, school,...

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The Definition of Forgiveness

Have you ever thought about what it means to forgive another person? In order to better understand the concept, I turned to a familiar source, the dictionary. Here is what I found. To forgive someone means: a. to give up...

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Forgiveness and Reconciliation

This is how it should always be. In 2003 the Chicago Cubs were playing the Florida Marlins in the National League Championship Series. In Game 6, the Cubs were leading 3-0. A Marlin player hits a long foul ball which...

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Forgiveness Flour

I came across a poem the other day that caused me to reflect and ponder about how I forgive others. I would like to share it with you. The poem, written in the first person features an unnamed wife who...

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Summer is the Time for Weddings

If you are anything like me, your refrigerator, or your family bulletin board is chock full of wedding invitations of happy couples wanting you to share their special wedding day with them. Going to weddings are always pleasant experiences. I...

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