A Mother Blames Herself for Her Son's Incarceration

Season 1
Aired on 06/03/2017 | CC tv-pg
John works with Stephanie, who has been tormented by guilt for nearly a year after her son received a 45-year sentence for murder. Now, the pastor must try to help this mother move past the painful experience.

"He's in prison, but you are not," John tells Stephanie. "And you cannot sit in the cell with him for the rest of your life."

Here, John urges Stephanie to begin forgiving herself by asking, "Are you going to let you off the hook?"

Tune in to the season finale of The Book of John Gray this Saturday, June 3, at 10/9c, only on OWN.

Want to know what else is coming up on OWN? Sign up for the This Week on OWN Newsletter.