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Book of Forgiving Audiobook

Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World

How do I forgive? Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has witnessed some of the worst crimes people can inflict on others. So wherever he goes, he inevitably gets asked this question. This audiobook is his answer. Writing with his daughter, Mpho, an Anglican priest, they lay out the simple but profound truths about the significance of forgiveness, how it works, why everyone needs to know how to grant it and receive it, and why granting forgiveness is the greatest gift we can give to ourselves when we have been wronged.
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How do I forgive?

Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has witnessed some of the worst crimes people can inflict on others. So wherever he goes, he inevitably gets asked this question. This audiobook is his answer. Writing with his daughter, Mpho, an Anglican priest, they lay out the simple but profound truths about the significance of forgiveness, how it works, why everyone needs to know how to grant it and receive it, and why granting forgiveness is the greatest gift we can give to ourselves when we have been wronged.

They explain the four-step process of forgiveness - Telling the Story, Naming the Hurt, Granting Forgiveness, and Renewing or Releasing the Relationship - as well as offer meditations, exercises, and prayers to guide the listener along the way.

"With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness," they write. "Forgiveness is how we bring peace to ourselves and our world."

Download the accompanying reference guide.

©2014 Desmond M. Tutu and Mpho A. Tutu (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers

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    "Our worth is not defined by our actions"

    Until reading this, there was much unawareness of how blame and denial is running my life. The depth of lessons here is profound

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    Mandy 04-08-16
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    This book strikes a much more profound chord than any other I've read on this subject. Whether you've experienced (or inflicted) a great harm or not, this is a book that just might change your life.

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    Aubrey CUT OFF, LA, United States 01-11-16
    Aubrey CUT OFF, LA, United States 01-11-16 Member Since 2015
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    This book is amazingly transformative and insightful! Everyone needs to listen to this book! I really, really enjoyed it!

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    jenjen 04-19-16
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    "amazing book. I loved it"

    This was an incredible book. But I didn't like accents when the reader was quoting people. I felt it annoying and unnecessary. But I still love the book and fully recommend it. I've listened to it many times.

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    Nancy 04-08-16
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    A perfect mix of story and direction if there is someone or something in your life that needs to be forgiven.

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    A must read for anyone who has endured life with others. It has meaningful practices to help one in the forgiving process.

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    Beautiful, that's all I have and need to say about this excellent book on forgiveness.

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    "Absolutely beautiful and transformative"

    This book is a master work for anyone struggling with the prospect or task of forgiveness. The Audible version is beautiful and compelling.

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    "It will change your life!"
    What made the experience of listening to Book of Forgiving the most enjoyable?

    It stayed true to it's title, it revolves around forgiveness.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It is both storytelling but it is also a guide.


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    Mama TMG 09-05-15
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    "right on time and timeless"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this to any friend and to any enemy. I'd recommend this to every world leader.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Not applicable


    What about Mpho Tutu and Hakeem Kae Kazim ’s performance did you like?

    It is lyrical and lovely. Not only was what they had to say of significant substance but, with my eyes closed, it was like a meditation, a hypnosis of hope!


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    The prayer before the prayer


    Any additional comments?

    You deserve to listen to this book

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