We are excepting another snowstorm to start tonight and by morning
should have 5 to 15 cm of fresh snow.
Time to get some winter photography in.
This is a picture from last winter and it contains my word for 2011.
Every January I pick a word that I try to keep. Last year was acceptance.
This year it is forgiveness. The dictionary defines forgiveness as 'The act of forgiving;
disposition or willingness to forgive. One who forgives.'
Terrible of me, but I can have a very hard time forgiving slights done to me.
Am I to forget what was done.
Forgiveness is not about forgetting, it is about letting go.
So I forgive this slight and everything is okay, and we are friends again?
Forgiveness does not establish relationships.
Forgiveness is for you, the forgiver, to release you from something that will eat at you,
that will destory your joy and your ability to love fully and openly.
Forgiveness in no way requires that you trust the one you forgive
or excuse them from what they did.
What was done to you may be wrong, and anger is the right response to
something wrong. But don't let the anger, pain and loss you feel prevent
you from forgiving and moving on.
A large task?
I am up for the challenge
Take care and come again, I love your visits!