I feel sooooooo free…Part of me wants to jump up and down. Another part stands in awe that nothing ties me down any more. The wounds still hurt, but they don’t own me anymore. I never thought so much pain on Thursday could lead to so much joy and peace! I’m glad I didn’t give up.”
The above email expresses the freedom forgiveness offers. It also shows the process may be painful.
To forgive means: to—
- send away,
- give up,
- let go,