Daily Prompt: Forgive and Forget
Share a story where it was very difficult for you to forgive the perpetrator for wronging you, but you did it–you forgave them.
My story is about what happened to me in school when I was seven years old. One of my classmates did not do her homework, she asked me to lend her mine, I refused, the bell was rung, I did not have enough time as we were required to run to join the rest of the people for prayer.
When we came back to our classroom, the teacher asked to see our homework, I took out my exercise book and opened the page where I had done my homework, to my dismay the page was missing. When I ran for prayer my classmate stayed back and tore off the page from my book.
I was scared and did not know how I should tell the teacher, what happened. I went up to her and showed my book with the missing page. the teacher asked my classmate if she tore the page, at first she denied, when she was asked the second time she admitted tearing the page.I cannot remember if she was punished, I was happy that the teacher believed me.
Thank you for this story. Your nice post reminds us how we’ve discovered in life that forgiving others is as much for the forgiver as it is for the forgiven.
All good wishes,
Thank you, but in my circumstances I had to tell the teacher
what happened, I had to save my skin. 🙂