A not so simple opinion on forgiveness.

Reimagine Therapy

This was one of my first blog posts. I wanted to share it with you again. I would love to hear your opinion on forgiveness…

We all get hurt one way or the other. Such is life. It is the way we react that counts, or so I’ve heard. The truth is we need to forgive constantly in order to move on. In fact, we tend to forgive small things on a daily basis without even noticing. But when a major offense (or group of accumulated offenses) like abuse, serious lies, betrayal or any action resulting in a major loss comes crashing our way, the reaction is different. It may be immediate or it may take some time but we feel hurt, confused, vulnerable and  sadness, resentment and anger explodes within us.

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We have a problem now, besides the offensive act commited againts us I mean. We click into survival…

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2 comments on “A not so simple opinion on forgiveness.

  1. dimdaze says:

    Matthew 18:21-22 (NIV) “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?”
    22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.

    Forgiving is not condoning. Though I can forgive someone, I still might distance myself from the person that hurts me, whether it is a serious event or not.

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