“You both have a long road ahead,” Pastor Rich said. “You’re both very different people now. And, Jim, now you have Christ to help you every step of the way.”

After all was said and done, as we stood up to walk Pastor Rich to the front door, Jill gave me a hug. I don’t ever remember feeling the way I did when she gave me that hug.

I needed her forgiveness.

I’ll never forget it.

It felt like I was floating.

I felt forgiven.

And I felt free.

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