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reconcile
used in The Shack

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1  —1 use as in:
reconciled their differences
Definition
to bring into agreement
The exact meaning of reconcile can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "We reconciled our differences and are on friendly terms now." — settled or found a way to accept
  • "They did break up, but they reconciled since then." — made up
  • "I need to reconcile my goals with my abilities." — make compatible
  • "I need to reconcile my checkbook." — get the checkbook numbers and the bank statement to agree
  • ...reach out and begin to build between you a bridge of reconciliation.
    16. A Morning of Sorrows (66% in)
reconciliation = to end the conflict (bring into agreement)

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
There are no more uses of "reconcile" flagged with this meaning in The Shack.

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  • And then last night's celebration topped it off, including the reconciliation with his father—so much healing with so little spoken.
    16. A Morning of Sorrows (25% in)
  • It had something to do with reconciling an estranged family, but it wasn't what they were talking about that captured Mack, it was how they related.
    8. A Breakfast of Champions (47% in)
  • "Also," she interrupted, "don't forget that in the midst of all your pain and heartache, you are surrounded by beauty, the wonder of Creation, art, your music and culture, the sounds of laughter and love, of whispered hopes and celebrations, of new life and transformation, of reconciliation and forgiveness.
    13. A Meeting of Hearts (78% in)
  • Honey, you asked me what Jesus accomplished on the cross; so now listen to me carefully: through his death and resurrection, I am now fully reconciled to the world.
    13. A Meeting of Hearts (93% in)
  • All I am telling you is that reconciliation is a two way street, and I have done my part, totally, completely, finally.
    13. A Meeting of Hearts (94% in)
  • "So, I don't really understand reconciliation and I'm really scared of emotions.
    13. A Meeting of Hearts (96% in)
  • With arms around each other they listened, unable to speak through the tears, to the song of reconciliation that lit the night sky.
    15. A Festival of Friends (77% in)
  • I knew that my Creation would rebel, would choose independence and death, and I knew what it would cost me to open a path of reconciliation.
    16. A Morning of Sorrows (31% in)
  • Mackenzie, don't you see that forgiveness is an incredible power—a power you share with us, a power Jesus gives to all whom he indwells so that reconciliation can grow?
    16. A Morning of Sorrows (56% in)
  • If you ever get a chance to hang out with Mack, you will soon learn that he's hoping for a new revolution, one of love and kindness—a revolution that revolves around Jesus and what he did for us all and what he continues to do in anyone who has a hunger for reconciliation and a place to call home.
    Afterwards (71% in)

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