Guest post, beautifully expressed.
Forgiveness is not popular these days – we see so little of forgiveness in our world and we delegate “forgiveness” to the religious among us – it seems to me that forgiveness may be one of the most potent forces in the world, in the universe, and certainly, in our own lives.
Forgiveness cannot be commanded. In other words, we cannot be expected to forgive simply because we have heard we are “supposed” to forgive. Maybe we don’t want to forgive. Maybe we can’t forgive. Maybe we are uncertain about who or what we are to forgive. We are not perfect creatures, nor are we perfect in our desire to forgive, as often as we may command ourselves – or others – to forgive.
Forgiveness is not a matter of the mind. We can’t “think” our way into forgiveness. We can think about forgiveness, certainly, and we can demand of…
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