On forgiveness (from “the unburdened heart”)

1.To forgive is to forget.
2.Forgiveness is a one-time event.
3.I order to be forgiven, the offender must be sorry and ask for
4.If one trulyforgives,he or shereconciles with the offender.
5.We can forgive another person without their knowledge.
6.Forgiving means we surrender our right to justice.
7 The act of forgiveness benfits the forgiver more than the offender.

Colossians 3:13
Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you have a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
8.We can forgive and still hold the other person accountable.
9.The only person who can forgive is the person who was offended.
10.When one is able to forgive, the feelings opf pain will disappear.



Forgiveness is….
Letting go of resentment
Moving ahead and letting go of the past
Getting your power back: not letting the offender control your
A sincere, honest act
Surrendering your need to get even
Gaining clarity to the feelings of anger and hurt
A complex, ongoing process

From “The Unburdened Heart”


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