Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim ~ letting go of the pain & transforming oneself from victim to survivor. ~ C.R. Straham Thoughts, Life, Quotes About Forgiveness, Wisdom, Forgiveness And Forget, Forgiveness Quotes, Living, Inspiration Quotes, Moving Forward
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What is it that makes humans think it is ok to lean on others for strength, but not be willing to forgive their weaknesses! What?? It's okay for me to USE you when I need you, but then when you need it, I can't FORGIVE you. May that never be so!!! Lets never let our love be that limited......Belinda
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.
Forgiveness. If you are angry, sin not. A lot of the times, we are chastised for anger, or for being uncharitable to others. Fair enough; that chastisement is deserved. But do we think enough about how holding onto anger and lack of charity hurts US by weighing down our souls? Think of forgiveness in terms of taking care of YOURSELF, too.
"Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim - letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor." ~C.R. Strahan