I once had an experience that left me emotionally bitter and hurt for a considerable period of time. Despite being a Christian, I found it difficult to let go of a situation that long should have been gone and forgotten. Rather, the resentment within me grew, day after day.
I know that look you’re giving,
Like you’ve got something to prove
‘Cause I have walked for miles and miles
In that same pair of shoes
You refuse forgiveness
Like it’s something to be earned
Sometimes pain’s the only way that we can learn
As human beings, we are bound to offend and be offended. But the truth be told, it’s really hard to forgive a person who has betrayed trust and more so a herculean task to forget what has bruised and scarred the heart. Here in this post pressed from openpleasures.com lies a beautiful concept on the art of forgiveness.
Every time God asks us to do something, it’s mostly for our benefit than for His. One of the things He asks us to do very often is to FORGIVE. Forgiveness, most times, is not an easy task because it may involve us letting go of a deep hurt or pain caused by someone who more often than not, have held our trust, love or respect. We wonder why they did what they did, surely not what we were expecting at all from them but they disregarded the love, trust or respect that was accorded to them and went ahead to commit an offence or injustice against us.
More than two decades ago, as an addicted gambler, God’s amazing love found me and my life has never remained the same again. Ever wondered if you’d be forgiven and given a second chance to right your wrong and make amends? Or maybe you’re not sure if you’d be accepted in spite of your errors and mistakes of the past. Continue Reading