“I think I’ve forgiven people that haven’t deserved it. But I’m okay with that. I’m okay with that because my heart doesn’t hurt any longer. Because there’s no bitterness hidden deep in my chest.

Because pain is only temporary, and I have chosen happiness.

Because forgiveness taught me that I am stronger than any pain inflicted on me, and I always will be.

So I choose forgiveness.”

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