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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.
Yes! - When I am lying in bed drifting in thought, I will think of a really creative idea or think of something very poignant I want to write. I keep a notebook in the nightstand just for these occasions, so I can capture the thought before I forget. :)