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I’m not very good at forgiving myself, either

And people just untie themselves Uncurling like flowers If you could just forgive yourself But still you stumble, feet give away – Florence + the Machine, ‘Various Storms and Saints’ The irony. I wrote all that stuff about forgiveness, but I completely forgot about forgiving myself. Which is, admittedly, an entirely different and incomparable task. And… Continue reading I’m not very good at forgiving myself, either

Emotions · Forgiveness · Thoughts

I’m not very good at forgiving people

There is a person within my acquaintance, with whom I once became incandescent with rage. Even after the issue was over, for a long time subsequently I could not relax in this individual’s presence. I resented them. I no longer trusted them. I judged their every movement by this one act that had made me so angry.… Continue reading I’m not very good at forgiving people