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The only way that people can experience the benefits of forgiveness is to make the intensely personal journey themselves and freely choose to forgive. Pressuring or obligating people to forgive may do far more harm than good. A more positive approach can be taken by simply sharing your personal testimony about the value of forgiveness in your life, as well as your concern that a friend is suffering needlessly and forgiveness may help. Faith traditions consider forgiveness a

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How to forgive | This Emotional Life

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http://www.pbs.org - Dr. Everett Worthington, a psychologist who has researched forgiveness for decades, has developed a five-step process called REACH:



R is for Recall. Recall the events and the hurt as accurately and objectively as you can.



E is for Empathize. Try to understand what happened from the point of view of the person who wronged you.



A is for the Altruistic gift of forgiveness. Recall a time that you hurt someone else and were forgiven. And offer this gift to the person who wronged you.



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http://www.brainyquote.com - Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.

~John F. Kennedy



Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

~Oscar Wilde



Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

~Oscar Wilde





The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.



~Mahatma Gandhi



We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. T

How to Forgive Someone When It’s Hard: 30 Tips to Let Go of Anger

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http://tinybuddha.com - How do you forgive someone when every fiber of your being resists? How do you look at them lovingly when you still have the memory of their unloving action?



“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~Mahatma Gandhi



Up until my early 20s, I carried around a lot of anger toward someone in my life. I’d been hurt by a person I trusted, and for a long time in my adolescence I wanted to hurt them back.



I lived in painful stories and in visions of what could ha

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8 Ways to Forgive and Forget

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Say a Prayer

Whenever angry feelings about a person who's harmed you enter your mind, tell yourself: "We are all good, loving souls who occasionally get lost." Pray for this person to find their way back to a happier place—in the same way the woman in this story prayed for her offender.



Focus on Gratitude

Resist seeking happiness from the outside in. Instead, focus on gratitude exercises to bring happiness from

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