I think it’s easier to forgive others than it is to forgive yourself. At least I know this is true for me. I am so hard on myself that when I do or say something I think isn’t the best representative of my true self; it is virtually impossible for me to let go and forgive me. I set the bar so high for myself that when I miss it, it’s hard to bounce back because I beat up myself for missing the mark. Why is that?
Control~I am control freak. Since I am in control of and responsible for my choices and because I am not the type of person to play the victim, when I make what I think is a bad decision; I consider it solely my fault, even if others are involved in the situation. I will forgive them and make provisions for them I don’t allow myself to have. So how do I forgive myself, given I know God will forgive me if I ask?
I don’t know, but I do know that I want to know. How do you forgive yourself? What does that process look like for you?
Forgiveness of self: the next lesson for me to learn.
- Forgiveness (myownheart.me)
- What is Forgiveness? (findinglifeintransit.wordpress.com)
- Forgiveness (dswiftblog.wordpress.com)
- To Make All Things Right (sthaelrazor.com)