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Good starts flowing after forgiveness

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“Saith the Lord: ‘For I will forgive iniquity, and I will remember their sins no more.’”
— Jeremiah 31:34

There are times one may get the feeling he or she has been trespassed on. It could have been a family member, a business partner, a fellow employee, your employer or maybe a total stranger. Whoever it might have been, it may leave one with anger, resentment, thoughts of hatred or even a discontinued relationship.

Whatever happened to bring about any of the above was not your fault. We cannot control others’ thoughts or the action they take with those thoughts. Regardless of who trespassed against you, you cannot let the resentment, anger, jealousy and hate cause you to suffer the consequences.

Those consequences can be bitter because revenge is not sweet and you are only causing conflict to yourself. The person whom you feel trespassed against you may not even realize how you feel. Sometimes a person may say or do something and your perception of the situation is altogether different than the intent of what was said or the action taken...


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