"I was brutish and ignorant; I was like a beast towards you. Nevertheless, I am continually with you, you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory.
I would say that one of the hardest things to do is forgive. I mean, yeah, sure, when whoever wrongs us asks, “Will you forgive me?” it’s easy to say a simple “yes,” but often, we don’t really forgive them. We form a grudge in our hearts, and our friendships and relationships aren’t the same. For me, it’s the deeper things that I find are hardest to forgive. But it is important for a Christian to forgive, just like God forgave us.
Matthew 6:14 says, "For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins."
When I was nine or ten, a bunch of adults (including our parents) had a meeting at our house. All the adults' children were in the backyard, but my sisters were inside, so I was alone with the other children. For a while we just played the usual games that people play when they’re outside with nothing to do, like sharks and minnows, until everyone got thirsty except me. The other kids went inside, and while I waited for them to come back out, I sat down on the playground slide and began to sing.
"I have said these things to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation, but take heart;
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"I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all of my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds."