Twentyeight Reasons To Forgive


 

In the Anger article the statement is made that people may seem to want to hurt you when they really do not.
Here are 28 reasons why that may be so.

It may be due to a problem with their:

  1. Feet
  2. Digestion
  3. Breathing
  4. Allergies
  5. Back
  6. Skin
  7. Eyes, eyeglasses
  8. Ears, hearing
  9. Teeth or dentures
  10. Headache
  11. House or workplace
  12. Bed
  13. Car
  14. Parents or step-parent
  15. Brother or sister
  16. Step-family
  17. Boss, subordinate or co-worker
  18. Spouse or love
  19. Friendship
  20. Way they were raised
  21. Things they watch on TV
  22. Things they have read
  23. Music
  24. Past teachings or experiences
  25. Drugs, alcohol or other addictions
  26. Diet, lack of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, roughage, etc.
  27. Exercise
  28. Plain ignorance, stupidity or foolishness

Many of us have these problems. I do. You probably do.
All of us know or love someone who does.
What does this mean? It means that the things people do which hurt us may not be entirely under their control.
Understanding this will help us to control our own actions and attitudes when people hurt us.
 

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