Want to get well? I do. And I have found that the #1 priority to my living well is for me to forgive others. I must forgive people who have hurt me in the past and people who are hurting me now!
I live well not because I “earned it,” but because I accept my wellness as a free blessing from God. But there is one condition. Just as God has forgiven me for my offences against Him, I must forgive every person who has hurt me or is hurting me now. Unconditionally.
Not for any contrition or recompense they have given me, but proactively.
There is only one way that is possible. I must accept and allow myself to be a conduit for His love and forgiveness for all people.
This is the strange wonder of God’s world. It is in giving we receive. It is in forgiving we are forgiven by God.
There is “stuff” from some of my family and from some of my friends that hurts. I don’t understand it. Some now and some in the past. I don’t understand but it does not matter. My #1 priority is to UNCONDITIONALLY FORGIVE. As I do, God’s universe unfolds a blessing of wellness into my life regardless of my material condition.
In my life there are some friends and some family that have “unfriended” me. I have no idea of any specific offense I have given them. But following this rule I have forgiven them. Now the debt of unforgiveness is upon them and has consequences. Sad.
Make forgiveness your #1 priority for wellness,
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