If I feel that I have been hurt by others, I might believe that I have a right to carry some judgment toward them, even a grudge. I might believe that I am smart enough to not let them hurt me again by keeping my distance.
So I put on the garment of self-righteousness and call it something else. I am living in denial of my truth. Yes I am. Somewhere in my life, I have also hurt others. I have done these same things. Do I believe that I deserve a second chance? Do I believe that I deserve to be forgiven?
The law of the Universe tells me that what action I send out will also return to me at some point in the future. This is summed up in The Golden Rule. If I want to be forgiven, then I must first forgive. I must take off my cloak of self-righteousness.
The reward? As David Lose says, “….all that’s left is freedom and possibility."
Content Originally Published By: Amy Turon