Sunday, January 16, 2011

Sunday 160 - in the here and now

Time and time again I forgave you.

I now see how my forgiveness fostered your malicious behaviour;

you had no incentive to stop.

Now it is me I need to forgive!





Monkey Man . hosts the 160 Character Challenge

12 comments:

  1. oh your 160 carries a bit of a sting...forgiving ourselves can be hard...

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  2. i think you captured some truth in 160 characters

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  3. So much wisdom in these 160 characters! Let that be a lesson, as my mother used to say!

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  4. This is so true. Beautifully done. Thanks for playing along with the Sunday 160.

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  5. I can relate to this; it's almost sort of like giving to someone you think is in need of it and giving some more until they just take it for granted and you're the one left broke. I like the 160-thing :)

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  6. it speaks to me.
    thought provoking 160.

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  7. forgiveness frees the heart. Thanks for sharing this.

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  8. That's when you simply have to forgive yourself and move on. Keep your eyes open and don't let it happen again.

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  9. Painful lessons learned here. Sad to think of forgiveness inciting a malicious response, but it happens.

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  10. Uh oh... don't be too hard on yourself, Possum..

    A very honest 160.. really liked it!

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  11. Possum,

    I loved that. Forgiveness is my biggest demon.

    I wanted to reply to your comment to me today, but make sure you saw it. Thank you for taking the time to say those kind sentiments. I'm sorry you've had this harsh brush with the situation.

    How can one really prepare? Isn't it a bit like being a cruise passenger, preparing for a theoretical emergency sinking?

    wishing you good things

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  12. What a bitter pill is that insight, but extremely wise.

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