Forgiveness: Choosing not to drink the poison

cup-of-hope“Bitterness is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” —Blaise Pascal

In Canada, our summer draws to a close and a new season of activities awaits. In other parts of the world, spring approaches with its potentials for newborn projects. No matter what part of the world we live in, this time of year calls us to cleanse ourselves and begin anew.

Are you holding on to bitterness? Are you drinking poison, swirling it in your mouth, and savouring its flavour?

Can you see it as poisonous only to you and not to the other person or other people?

Forgive, pour out the glass of bitter poison and begin again. 

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About Arlene Somerton Smith

Writer, laughing thinker, miner of inspirational insights, sports fan, and community volunteer

Posted on August 29, 2014, in Arlene Smith, Arlene Somerton Smith, good faith, Gratitude, How do you define success?, Inspiration, Living life to the fullest, quote and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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