Forgiveness is a decision. We decide to cut off the bitter root and plant a seed of love. We cannot blame ourselves if it does not grow; sometimes the other party has poisoned the soil too much. But we must keep the bitter roots cut and plant more and more seeds of love. Forgiveness begins when we make that choice; long before we see the results.
What does this statement mean to you? What, if anything, does it reveal about its author? Small group discussion. Conclude by having students write their response on a post-it.They read their brief statement upon posting it.
So I am "The Stand" by Stephen King, "These Times Are Hard" by SafetySuit. People don't wish to know my thoughts. Don't eat breakfast on Saturdays or any day for that matter....unless its @ 10:30. Gotcha'.
Happiness is a CHOICE. You prescribe your own happiness. It's really ALL about the mindset. You are the only one in the way of your own happiness. Yes, there is a lot of negativity in the world but to be happy you have to learn to see past that and focus on everything positive in your life, and love yourself over anyone else.