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.
If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay. Must remember this!
Eventually all the pieces fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moment and know that everything happens for a reason. (quotes about life, motivational quotes, inspirational quotes) I need to remember this
"It's very possible and very okay to forgive someone and still not want to spend time with them." A key thing to remember when people are pressuring you to forgive an abusive spouse and give him another chance.
"If we could look into each other's hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance and care." - Marvin J.
"I can’t control your behavior; nor do I want that burden… but I will not apologize for refusing to be disrespected, to be lied to, or to be mistreated. I have standards; step up or step out." - Steve Maraboli WELL SAID.
Alot of people think I should give up and move on with my life for being treated wrong a time or two. But forgiveness is key. I have a big heart and am willing to forgive and give second chances. yes it may be a risk, but i& willing to take it!