Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.
- Anne Lamott
"Why do you see the speck in your neighbor's eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye?"
Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior.
Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart.
Mental Illness is nothing to be ashamed of. It is an illness. A person should not be ashamed because of it. Help reduce the stigma regarding mental illness.
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