60 empowering quotes about forgiveness & healing.
How do you handle forgiveness? Are you quick to forgive those who have wronged you? In your definition what does it mean to truly forgive someone? Or should I say, what does it mean to forgive yourself? I often hear that we should forgive others the way we would want God to forgive us and if we can't forgive others God won't forgive us. That's easier said than done.
Many of the persons who hurt us, know what they are doing, and they will never take responsibility for their actions. There are apologies that will never come, people will find ways to play the victim and justify their actions. Time doesn't always take the pain with it. It's something that you have to live with. Sometimes it makes you angry. Those memories don't die! Forgiveness doesn't mean that you choose to forget what transpired and move on with your life.
There are some things that you will never forget but you must choose to bury the hurt, or you'll never be healed. When you've come to realize that you need to do this for yourself because you deserve a life that is better than the bitterness eating at your heart. You can no longer make room for resentment. It must be ushered out so healing can enter in.
“To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.”
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