Just because someone wakes up one morning and says, “Today I am going to be rich, ” does not automatically make them rich. So the same is true with forgiveness, it has to come from the heart with meaning, that is when it works best.

Stephen Richards
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We all have our faults and we all make mistakes, but it takes a lot more to forgive than it does to gripe. The power of forgiveness lies in the ability for people to overcome past hurt and resentment and move on with their lives.

Source: The Pain You Feel Today Is The Strength You Feel Tomorrow

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