Beatitudes of my life

Being grateful for everything in my life…. no matter what…

Forgive and Forget… right? July 31, 2019

Filed under: Life Balance,Random Thoughts,Uncategorized — beatitudesofmylife @ 3:53 pm

This phrase has been popping up lately, which tells me that it’s time to share this message again. Has anyone else been hearing the “fool me once, shame on you…” quote in their own life recently?

Beatitudes of my life

I admit that I’m having trouble with the phrase “forgive and forget”.  Over the past few weeks, there have been difference scenarios brought to mind in which I keep hearing this phrase as a mantra… but is it meant as one for me to follow or in which to take heed?

The Bible tells us that Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.”  Earlier in the book of Matthew, He also says “But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.”  Is this a parable through which we are to understand how to comport ourselves on earth or is this another time when I need to seek…

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