6 Motivational Quotes On The Power Of Forgiveness

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What is Forgiveness?

According to International Forgiveness Institute, “When you forgive someone who has deeply hurt you, you let go of resentment and the urge to seek revenge, no matter how deserving of these things the wrongdoer may be. You give the great gifts of acceptance, generosity and love. Though the wrongdoer does not deserve these gifts, you don’t let that stand in your way. You give, not out of pity, not out of grim obligation. Rather, you give because you have chosen to have a merciful heart. A heart with the power to free yourself so you can live a better life.”

Here are 6 motivational quotes on the power of forgiveness:

Lawana Blackwell, author, said, “Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.”

Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge, and dare forgive an injury.”- Edwin Hubbell Chapin, theologian

“Forgiveness is the final form of love.”- Reinhold Niebuhr, theologian

“It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.”- Lewis B. Smedes, author

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”- Lewis B. Smedes

“You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well.”- Lewis B. Smedes

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