St Joseph and St Mary Parishes in Freeport, IL

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Living the Moral Life 40

Forgiving others, for some people, takes determination. Knowing that God demands it is sometimes the only thing that pushes them forward to such virtue. But after working through many emotions such as anger, fear, loss, sadness, resentment, pride and what could be many more, it is worth the prize of peace. We always have to remember the prize that we are striving for. But the peace we win is more than an absence of struggles or pain. It is not just rightness with one person. It is rightness with the world. Continue reading