Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart. Deciding not to forgive hurts not only the other person but you as well. Not learning to forgive hardens the heart and makes shallow the soul.
“They caused the first wound, but you are causing the rest; this is what not forgiving does. They got it started but you keep it going. Forgive and let it go, or it will eat you alive. You think they made you feel this way, but when you won’t.
awesome This is why I don't always agree with traditional counseling. At some point, reh. This is why I don't always agree with traditional counseling. At some point, rehearsing what happened is reliving it. Over and over again. Let it go.