Humans by nature are a flawed species. There will always be a time when someone will do harm to another, break another’s heart, want something that belongs not to them or thinks impurely. Never in human history has there been a time where survival, kinship and war were not a part of our tribe.
Beyond our differences, most people have a deep desire just to love and be loved – to forgive and to be forgiven. We all want the best deep in our heart.
We understand everyone is trying to make it.
As you go through life, you can carry many heavy burdens. Over time, if you do not forgive others and your self, the weight will become too much to bear. Without forgiveness, we darken.
Whether or not it was done by accident or on purpose, it should be forgiven.
It can be very tempting to hold on to ill feelings or harbor a grudge. Sometimes we are foolish and think that anger, resentment, vengeance or discontent feels good.
It is just as likely that we’ll do wrong, either accidentally or on purpose, throughout our lifetimes.
Most of the time, the person we do the most harm to is ourselves.
We think we aren’t good enough, that things are hopeless or that we’ll never get rid of these feelings we have inside but the truth is we can get rid of them any time we like.
Biological studies prove the chemicals of anger and sadness only persist for around 90 seconds.
Any pain we inflict on ourselves or things we choose to dwell on is our choice alone.
Real forgiveness starts with yourself, then move outward.
It’s the best thing you can do for your life.
I will forgive those who have wronged me. I will also choose to forgive myself and move on from any ill feelings I may harbor toward my actions, inactions, decisions or shortcomings.
I understand that we are all just lost people trying to find our way. Knowing this, I will be mindful to be more kind and practice forgiveness as a law of my life.
With forgiveness and gratitude I can accomplish all.