10 Tips to Help You Forgive Someone Who Has Hurt You ...

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I created this list of tips to help you forgive because I needed to etch it in my heart as well.

I have this conversation often with my friends and family about forgiveness.

Often the question is, "But HOW do I forgive when...?" That's a great question!

How do we forgive?

What is forgiveness anyway and how do we know that we have truly forgiven a person?

These tips to help you forgive have helped me greatly along the way.

1. You're Not Perfect

You're not perfect and neither am I, no matter how hard we try to be.

We are all human and we all make mistakes.

I remember reading a book about a woman who had a near death experience, and one of the things she wrote about was how she realized how often she had offended people on earth and had absolutely no idea that she had done it.

At some point you will need to ask someone for forgiveness, so humble yourselves and learn to forgive others when they need it… whether they ask for it or not.

You've Been Forgiven

Comments:

Ruby
... at all when growing up. When he passed on, I treated his death as a what so. And there's nothing we can do about it. 1.5 years later, I had a huge breakthrough from the gap of this relationship. Despite my dad's death, I still have ultimately.. forgive myself for feeling unfilial and irresponsible. Now I have, and I never felt so free. :)
Ruby
I lost my father 3 years ago to heart attack unexpectedly. At his last 6 months, he was starting to come back to take care of the family despite not being there for us at most times grow
Jasmine Brown
@lili I agree 100%. You feel much better when you do.
delaney
Thank you, I needed this
tintin017
sometimes things that happen to us is just a reminder that not all people who are dear to us are part of our future. sometimes God remove them to our lives because He will replace it with something better, someone who can help us for His divine purpose in our lives. So we should learn to forgive and let go.
Alex Witowic
My mother left our family for another man after 23 years of marriage. She had done a wonderful job of raising me and my sister (24 and 22.) Apparently to her that was enough, she had done her job and told us she didn't need to raise us anymore. There is a lot more to the story, but in short it has been really hard starting my new chapters in my life without my mother. She was my best friend and a wonderful loving mother to me for 23 years of my life. It's still something I can not forgive her for and have been working on for a year now. Everyday is different for me in dealing. This article was perfect for me! It was inspirational and motivating to push me in the right direction. Thank you!
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