Month: May 2015

When Forgiveness Doesn’t Make Sense: A Letter For A Friend

I thought I knew how it feels like to make mistakes, cos I’m always fckng things up too… and yet I am so undeservedly blessed to be surrounded by wonderful people who forgive my faults and flaws as I forgive theirs… but forgiveness came a little late this time around. I could give a mountain of reasons why, but when I think about all the mistakes I’ve made in that regard and the years I’ve spent being angry at you for every thing that I felt you ever failed at, I realised that it was really me who needed to come to terms with the issues of my past and accept the reality of what happened and find a way to live in a state of resolution with it, before I could continue to walk on compassionate ground. I’ve learned that when it comes to matters of the heart, there is really no cure… only growth. For years I quietly carried the burdens of “others” as though they were my own, and I put my …