Is it easy to forgive?
No, it is not easy to forgive.
But what does it mean to forgive?
To forgive does not mean it did not happen.
(Accept that it happened!)
To forgive does not mean that it did not hurt.
(Accept that it did hurt!)
To forgive means to decide that that which happened, and that which hurt, does not become a wall between you and me anymore.
A Moment with the LORD
Lord, it is not easy to forgive. It is easier to get even! And it is not easy to forget. It is easier to remember! Lord, help me then to do that which is not easy–out of love for You and for my own good. Amen.
A Moment with the WORD
“Bear with one another; forgive whatever grievances you have against one another. Forgive as the Lord has forgiven you.” Colossians 3,13
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