Forgiveness

One Man's Opinion

One often hears the saying, “To forgive and forget.”

I cannot agree with this philosophy completely. The forgive one has to do, not for the other person but for the sake of one’s own metal well being. If one does not forgive, the transgression and the perpetrator will sit in one’s mind. Perhaps just in the sub conscience, but never the less eats away at your very soul. If it comes to mind too often it will form resentment and that is a soul destroying thing. There is a saying about drinking poison and expecting your enemy to die, same thing. So, one ought to forgive, as I say, for one’s own good.

To forget. Firstly I question if this is actually possible?  I do believe that everything we ever see or hear is filed away, everything. It is just a matter of pushing the right button and the memory…

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