Excellent post, MJ!
i know forgiveness is a difficult concept - even a trigger - for many survivors. for me it was essential - and as you say, a freeing experience. i don't think i could have progressed at all without it. and it is ongoing...
Thank you for writing and sharing this.
PS *** IT HAS ALSO BEEN ONE OF THE HARDEST AND MOST PAINFUL THINGS I HAVE EVER DONE!!!***
Edited by traveler (10/10/12 10:07 PM)
Edit Reason: PS
"My experience has shown me that I all too often tend to deny that which lies behind, but as I still believe, that which is denied cannot be healed." Brennan Manning, "All is Grace - A Ragamuffin Memoir"