Suggestion Bachs, Forgiveness Quote & Thought


(Source: George Takei’s photo)

“Forgiveness doesn’t change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” (Source: Online Wellness Network)

I believe that forgiveness can also make the present more beautiful.



About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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5 Responses to Suggestion Bachs, Forgiveness Quote & Thought

  1. billgncs says:

    what do you constitute makes up forgiveness ?

    • russtowne says:

      I’m not sure I understand your question, Bill. I’m not sure there is a single right answer for me. I think forgiveness can look different at different times for different people, and even for the same person; both as the forgiver and for the forgiven. Sometimes when I thought I’d forgiven someone, I’ve later found more energy within me that wasn’t serving me or my relationship with the other person. Sometimes it feels more like a purging of poison and at other times it feels like more of an incremental thing, such as gradually pouring water from a container. In either case, I feel lighter and freer.

  2. So bloody true forgiveness is amazing when one can forgive the feel better………

  3. utesmile says:

    I agree! forgive nad it feels good, no more burden to carry!

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