Forgiveness is not an easy thing to do; when we don’t forgive, resentment sets in.
A few months ago, I was deeply hurt by someone I trusted; the person never apologized to me, however, I tried to forgive and move on. I actually thought I had forgiven, little did I know that I was harboring resentment. I was angry all the time and it got so bad that I found it difficult to pray. I was stuck, I couldn’t move forward with my life. The funny part is that I didn’t realize this until I had a heart-to-heart with my brother; he told me I had to let go of the hurt so I could be truly happy again.
Forgiveness is a tough pill to swallow, especially when you want the person who hurt you to also hurt as much as you did, but God said, “vengeance is mine, I will repay”. The joke is on us when we hold on to the hurt, because the people who did the hurting are moving on with their lives not even giving us a second thought while we are dwelling on it.
I know that there are some of you that have been through something similar, or that are even currently in a similar situation. I shared this experience specifically because of you.
Let’s all decide to truly forgive those that have hurt us so we can move on with our lives and truly be happy.
This act of forgiveness is not for them; it is rather for us.
Let’s get to thinking people!
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