Are You Withholding Forgiveness?
Forgiveness is often misunderstood. People withhold it for many reasons. Are any of these familiar to you?
Some withhold forgiveness because they believe forgiving validates what someone else did.
Some withhold forgiveness because they believe holding on to the injury punishes the other person.
Some withhold forgiveness because they believe their injury gives them strength.
In truth, there are countless reasons people withhold forgiveness.
All of them flawed.
Forgiveness shatters the chains of hate.
Forgiveness heals wounds of the heart and soul.
Forgiveness restores hope, love, joy, and purpose.
Forgiveness allows you to get on with your life!
So if you’re holding on to something that slowly festers in your soul, as yourself, Why? What purpose does it serve?
Forgiveness is a Balm for Your Heart & Soul
What are you holding onto?
Does it help you when you clutch tightly to your pain, your anger, your anguish?
Does it help those you love?
You know these answers.
If there’s something you’re holding onto, forgiveness you’re withholding for a real or imagined wrong, isn’t it time you let it go?
Isn’t it time to FORGIVE!
Only you can release yourself from the chains forged by anger, hate, and pain because, like it or not, you forged the chains.
It might seem hard to let these things go, but in the end your life will be so much better when you’re free from the anchors of your past.
Make a new start today.
You Are The Master of Your Destiny!
Copyright © 2012 Roland Byrd — All Rights Reserved
Image courtesy: Toni Lozano via Wikimedia Commons. Words on image added by Roland Byrd