Sunday, October 20, 2013

Forgiving the Unforgivable

Some people say that forgiveness is for the offended party. Others admit is a mutual exchange of release and making peace. We go back and forward placing blames and demanding retribution for the sake of satisfying our sense of inadequacy. Mostly shame. A single word, the very gesture of asking for forgiveness is empowering. For both parties. The veracity of this exchange is inconsequential, just the mere gesture of it is where the true power lies. Taking that power is the key to bring peace to the offended party. But in most cases, that gesture never sees the light. That is why this gesture of bringing forward forgiveness has to come from the person that was hurt. This is the only guaranty that you will find some sort of closure and start over with the hope of moving forward...