Unforgiveness is like taking poison and hoping the other person will die. The only person hurting, is the person that is not forgiving.
When we pray our Lord's prayer "and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors" but we continue to hold on to the wrongs that have been done to us, we are hypocrites!
Forgiveness is not an emotion.
Forgiveness is not an erasion of a memory.
God doesn't have Alzheimer's. He will just never mention our sins again.
Forgiveness has to do with your tongue, not your mind. Never mention it again, never remind the person again of his offense.
Forgiveness is not negotiable. It is a command. Matt 6:14 "For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you."
Forgiveness is a choice. A choice to remain silent. A choice to love instead of hate. A choice to not keep track of the wrongs done to us.
Forgiveness is like pushing the reset button.
We start over.
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