The Art of Forgiveness

“It took a long time, but as soon as I let go of my anger and resentment, I was free. I dropped the chains I’d been carrying around like Ebenezer Scrooge and felt as if a single balloon could lift me off the ground and carry me to the sky.”

I wrote those words some time ago while working on a story in which my main character had been betrayed. She was suffocating under the weight of her own hostility and venom. As the writer who created this character, I understood her refusal to forgive. In fact, I was quite sure I didn’t want her to . . . 

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Filed under Excerpts, Julie Brown, Musings, quotes, True Stories

2 responses to “The Art of Forgiveness

  1. jeanshriver

    Hey Julie, this is a winner!

    Like

  2. Wow. This is a very touching post. Great read

    Like

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