The Concept of Forgiveness

This audio/podcast highlights three (just to mention a few) mechanisms I use in connection with forgiveness when I am wronged by people. I explore the topic indepth and explain the reasons behind those choices. The breakdown are as follows:

HEY YOU DON’T EXIST

This method of forgiving others may sound draconian to you and could in principle be critiqued and categorised as not letting go. However, I don’t entirely agree, reason being, choosing to cut off the people who continuously create toxic environment for me keeps me in a good space. The sad thing is sometimes dealing with toxic people brings out the worst in you. For ones own spiritual growth and sanity, it is sometimes best to avoid the whole package i.e. the toxic person and the toxic action. You forgive them, but you put them in a box and throw away the keys literally 🙂

HEAD-ON COLLISION WITH THE CULPRIT

Like the Wendy Williams Show slogan: “Say it like you mean it”. If you love someone dearly you should be able to express your hurt, resulting from their negative actions, to them freely. It may be seen as confrontational but at least, it allows people to communicate their true feelings ie pain/betrayal/sadness etc. This method works for me the best. You can be assertive about the way you feel without being overly confrontational.

MISS ME WITH THE BS

I was waiting for you at the door

This method may be seen as deflection but hey sometimes people can be very predictable so when the situation is about to go left, let’s just say it would be best to forgive them in advance….”case closed🔨next caaasee”. Just drop the topic, let it go, crack a joke, change subjects, dance, think happy thoughts etc….simply anything but the real deal especially if it is not that deep…”Let it gooooo🎶”.

That brings me to the end of this blog. Please feel free to comment below and let me know how you handle forgiveness. No judgment here just an open space for interesting discourse.

“Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you” Ephesians 4:32 NLT

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xoxo

Anchor

I do not worry so much when faced with a storm because I have an anchor that keeps me steadfast while the billows roll.

There is so much in life to make one worry. However there are also many things in life to make a person smile. For example the air that we breathe, the very fact that we are alive, family, church, water, food, work, just being able to live a normal life and all.

I think of my anchor as my supporter, my strength, my comforter, my security and my safe pair of hands. I may be feeling weak internally but I put my faith in my anchor because I know that I will go through the storm no matter the outcome.

Having an anchor does not mean that one would not stumble or perhaps fall in the midst of the storm. Having an anchor also does not mean that one will not get hurt or even die.

Having an anchor means the storm won’t break or sink the ship. So even when all is not well with you there is still something to be grateful for.

Do not throw in the towel when the going gets tough. Trust me I have reached certain points in life when I have felt like giving up and pulling out because of a hiccup or two. Wanting to bury my head in the sand and just quit!

But my heavenly father reminds me daily that there is so much more to be happy for and to not allow myself to be discouraged when faced with trouble. It is right to say that God is bigger than the trouble we face so why should we worry.

Spirit lead me

I’m filled with so much emotion and in deep worship mode as I write this post. This song has been on my heart all morning and my whole being is bursting with tears as I soak myself deeply in the lyrics:

Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders

Let me walk upon the waters

Wherever You would call me

Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander

And my faith will be made stronger

In the presence of my saviour

I will walk upon Your name

Keep my eyes above the waves

My soul will rest in Your embrace

I am Yours and You are mine

“Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders” – how I understand this:

  • Strengthen my faith Lord
  • Lord hold my hands while I run this race
  • Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil
  • I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
  • God is all-powerful – Omnipotent
  • God is everywhere – Omnipresence
  • God is all-knowing – Omniscient

 

Isaiah 40:28-31

Have you not known? Have you not heard?

The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.

He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

Even youths shall faint and be weary, young men shall fall exhausted; but they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

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New beginnings start on Clean slates

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what to write? what to write?

 

I have no clue as to what I will be blogging about the most, but my journey begins from here.

I love photography, the great outdoors, traveling, nature, working out, family, God, cooking, Baking cakes and making desserts. Surely, a lot of my future blogs will cover most of these topics, nonetheless, I have no intention to limit myself as I may develop some more interests (of course I will ;-D).

I have been married since January 2013, and I am a mom of one (A 2-year-old – dealing with terrible 2s isn’t a joke!) currently studying Legal Professional Course at the University of Law, Guildford, England (I find it quite daunting at times, if I am to be honest). I live in Aylesbury Buckinghamshire (it’s nice and quiet here, not a fan of the busy city life).

Welcome to my world! I do hope to make lots of fun memories on here xx

 

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