None of us will ever know, at least not as we live. Maybe in our afterlife we will, but not while I write this blog, or while you read it. But what a concept, don’t you think?
The primary person who benefits from being forgiven is the person actually doing the forgiving.
e problem with hatred is that harboring it is unhealthy, both physically and emotionally. The health effects of stress are well-known (heart disease, high blood pressure, arrhythmia and more). It also leads to mental health problems.
I don't want to tell anybody what to do about this, but I hope I have given my readers a few things to consider, and urge you all to carry the discussion forward.
When one feels wronged, the ability to see things from the other perspective is a powerful tool for forgiveness. Although I didn't like hearing my friend's request, she was right to ask me.