Pastor Pitts joins the Grace for Single Parents podcast to talk about how God can lead us to forgive others. We also talk about staying grounded in our identity in God.
Overview: What we talked about on the show
(00:26) Pastor Pitts talks about the many hats she wears.
(01:25) We dive into the backstory of Pastor Pitts book, “Let it Go for Your Sake, Forgive” and Pastor Pitts talks about the troubles she had in her childhood that left a trail of people that caused her to doubt her identity in God.
(04:53) Pastor Pitts explains the difference between character and reputation and how this is the key to self-acceptance.
(6:19) How do we stay in grounded in our identity in God? Decree and declare God’s word about you out loud.
(8:21) We shifted gears to talk about how we don’t have the power alone to forgive some people. We must access the power of God.
(10:44) Forgiveness isn’t for the person who wronged you, it’s for you. The person who offended you isn’t obsessing about you. They’re sleeping at night. Sometimes they don’t even know they offended you.
(11:29) Why forgiveness has to be a choice, and not based upon feelings.
(11:56) Pastor Pitts, also a single mother, gives advice to single moms on the topic of forgiveness with our children.
More About Pastor Pitts
Rev. Aleechea Pitts, fondly known as “Pastor Pitts” is the founder of Paulean Ministries. She currently serves The Millville Police Dept. as the first Afro-American female Police Chaplain.