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Forgiveness

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Let's talk about forgiveness. There are many opinions on the subject, and if asked, each opinion-er will argue that they are correct or valid; and this article will not fail in providing you with yet another opinion on forgiveness. Beginning with the definition: after googling the description, this one best fits this article. Forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim changes feelings and attitude regarding an offense; let's go of negative emotions such as resentment and vengeance.
To elaborate on that definition, forgives is choosing to let go of the negative energy that binds you to the person that offended or wronged you. It is you who decides not to allow that negative energy to keep you two bound together. I have heard throughout life that forgiveness is for the victim, not the offender. I usually dismissed the thought and the person behind such foolish talk, which was what I believed it was. I now understand. Choosing to forgive someone does no…