Lorie Sheffer guest blogger: Forgiveness step 5, practice

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Photo: Lorie Sheffer


As French existentialist/philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre said, “Freedom is what we do with what has been done to us.”

The fifth step toward forgiveness is our understanding that, like with most things in life, it takes time, effort and practice. Learning to forgive is a process. We may take three steps forward and two steps back, but so long as we keep our eye on the destination, the day will come when we are free of the weight of our burden.

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Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.