Law of forgiveness

Tiffany Brar
Posted October 22, 2019 from India

I was jsut interviewing one of my blind student for admission. I would like to share about one of the particular part of our conversation.

Me:  what do you think is the best of you and in your life?

Student: I just follow only one simple law. Yes, I follow the law of forgiveness.

I was seriously impressed by her answer. She just turned 15, her answers were really impressing and motivating.

 In turn she asked me a question saying “Do you know this law of forgiveness never fails?

She elaborated her experience.

At times when my fellow people do apologise to me a small ego thought flash in my mind saying that “why should I forgive them, instead of punishing them?”

Some inner concern used to say me that “my mom forgives me when I was mischievous and corrected me in the right path”. My teachers guided me when I did mistakes and they also forgave me in so many incidents. Then why should not I reciprocate the same to others.

She continued saying that the act of forgiving others is something like that lightens my mind and gives me to walk in the way of my life with more courage and happiness. I have experienced in my life where some people whom I trusted offended me. Some did knowingly and some did it unknowingly.

Through my experience and knowledge I found that the easiest way to handle those people and situation is to “FORGIVE” them. In that case I can maintain a smooth relationship with all the people. That is how I developed the law of forgiveness in my life.

Yes, she is right.

Forgiving not only makes our life more peaceful but also adds grace and smoothness in maintaining relationships with others.

Forgiving  is not an act of weakness or loss. I understood from my conversation with my student that it is an act of strengthening.

Forgiving others is adding more blessings into our life.                                                    

 

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Tamarack Verrall
Oct 22, 2019
Oct 22, 2019

Dear Tiffany,
I love that you learned this from a student of yours, that you tie not forgiving to ego, and that you so poetically sum your thoughts on forgiveness with that this "adds grace and smoothness in maintaining relationships with others". Such a good reminder when we can be hurt and angry at the treatment by others.

Tiffany Brar
Dec 10, 2019
Dec 10, 2019

dear tam,
so touched by the message and comments.
thanks so much

maeann
Oct 22, 2019
Oct 22, 2019

Helo Tiffany,

Forgiveness brings peace and love.
It's the hardest thing to do but the biggest way to be free!!!

Tiffany Brar
Dec 10, 2019
Dec 10, 2019

Hi Maeann,
yes it brings peace and love.
thanks for the comments

Tarke Edith
Oct 22, 2019
Oct 22, 2019

Dear Tiffany
Thanks for sharing that great act of your student .
Yes indeed sister forgiveness not only make our lives more peaceful but add Grace to our relationship with one another .
Have a bless day dear.

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

thanks for the supporting comments.
stay blessed

Princesse MUHINDO
Oct 22, 2019
Oct 22, 2019

Bonjour Tiffany,
Le pardon est tout pouvoir au monde que je n'aie jamais vu sans compter la teneur de l'erreur et pour y arriver il faut avoir de l'amour et de la tolérance. Merci d'avoir partagé votre histoire

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

thanks muhindo for your comments.

Anita Shrestha
Oct 22, 2019
Oct 22, 2019

Thank you for sharing this

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

hi anita,
thanks so much

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Oct 23, 2019
Oct 23, 2019

Hello, Tiffany,

How are you doing? Thank you for sharing this memorable moment with your student. I agree that forgiveness is not an act of weakness or loss. I believe it an act of love both to those who wronged us and to our own selves, too.

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

hi karen,
you are right.
forgiveness gives us more strength.
thanks

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Dec 13, 2019
Dec 13, 2019

You're welcome, dear sister. Have a great weekend!

MUKABA ZAWADI
Oct 24, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

I agree with you my dear forgiveness makes the person free in life is very important in the life of a human being

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

Hello Mukaba,
that's right.
forgiveness is very important for humans sustainability.
thanks

mbennett
Oct 24, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

Powerful. Words to live by - Forgiving not only makes our life more peaceful but also adds grace and smoothness in maintaining relationships with others. And she is only 15 - wow!

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

yes, at times we learn the values for our life from the younger group too.
i felt like sharing this value because it is the biggest way to live a peaceful life.
thanks dear for your comments.

ctu
Oct 24, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

Thank you for sharing Tiffany. What a good reminder and best practice for living life!

yogi
Oct 24, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

She is wise beyond her years. Impressive read on the power of forgiveness. Thank you for sharing.

Jap Mouki Christelle Alexandra
Oct 24, 2019
Oct 24, 2019

Thank you so much for sharing Tiffany. Most at times we get caught up in anger, offence and we don't see a reason to forgive. When you keep offenses, its effect is on you ,not on the offender. You are hurt so you can't sleep, you have head and nerve aches etc. Forgiving heals you first and enables you to move ahead.
That's a brilliant student you have there .

Oluwatoyin Olabisi
Oct 25, 2019
Oct 25, 2019

Dear Tiffany,
I am strengthened by your write-up even though some people do not deserved to be forgiven. Example how do you forgive a man who not only physically abuses his wife but also tries to stop her from achieving her potentials but with God's grace nothing is impossible.
Thank you for sharing.
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Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

Dear Oluwatoyin,
Yes , it is difficult o forgive such kind of situation.
But forgiveness is the best way to reunite and we shine our self when we forgive others.
Thanks for your valuable comments

SeemaKhandale
Oct 25, 2019
Oct 25, 2019

Very True, I personally believe in Forgiveness and Let Go!!

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

yes, forgiveness is the greatest value of each and everyone's life.

Spiritedsoul
Oct 27, 2019
Oct 27, 2019

Hi Tiffany,
This is correct, forgiveness does need to smooth the relationships with others, and a peaceful life for all involved. Your student is very wise indeed.
Thank you for sharing her wisdom.
Hugs,
Jess.

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

Hi Jess,
thanks for the comments
hugs
Tiff

chimdirimebere
Oct 28, 2019
Oct 28, 2019

Hi Tiffany,
We free ourselves when we forgive those who had wronged us. So we are doing good to ourselves instead of the person that had wronged us. Nobody has the monopoly of wisdom. We have all heard it from a fifteen year old student.

Tiffany please extend my gratitude to her.

Harriet Chimdirimebere

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

Dear Chimdirimebere,
Definitely i will convey your wishes to her.
thanks

carolepng
Oct 28, 2019
Oct 28, 2019

Lovely piece. Forgiveness can be the hardest thing to do but its reward are much much greater! We forgive not for the good of the other, but for the good of ourselves.
There is a book called: Forgive to Live - talks about how people held on to long time grudges and it affected their physical health - it was only until they made their peace that their health improved.
I guess we can be more like the little girl - and not see what is before us - but in faith - do. Forgive. Just like she chooses to do. Thanks for sharing.

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

Dear Carole,
your words are really more strong and with depth meaning.
thanks.

ANJ ANA
Oct 31, 2019
Oct 31, 2019

Dear Tiffany,
I loved your article and it made me so lighter and happy after i read this. Thank you so much for your motivations.
best regards,
anjana

Tiffany Brar
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

Dear Ajana
i feel very happy that my article motivated you.
stay blessed and thanks