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Forgiveness

Forgiveness is not for you it's for me when you hurt me I forgave you so I could be free. When you hurt me again over and over I forgave you, that's why I still live!

Copyright © Cathy Holmes | Year Posted 2016

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  1. Date: 2/5/2016 1:55:00 AM

    sadly, some can't forgive the stupidist and most minor mistakes. well put. enjoy my poems on poetrysoup under daniel schack. for art: tumblr.com under adanthemanworld(dan's world) feel free to comment. daniel schack
  1. Date: 1/28/2016 2:05:00 PM

    Beautiful and deep words. Best regards and wishes
  1. Date: 1/28/2016 8:54:00 AM

    you have told the meaning of forgiveness perfectly a feeling we all seek even for the smallest of our infractions if we are true to our soul
  1. Date: 1/27/2016 3:09:00 PM

    Cathy - Thank you!, for this powerful reminder. Poignant for me very much so!. Powerful write. Kim
  1. Date: 1/27/2016 5:44:00 AM

    Very poignant lines.Forgiveness is very rewarding virtue.
  1. Date: 1/27/2016 5:00:00 AM

    Good job loved reading check out some of my work
  1. Date: 1/27/2016 3:46:00 AM

    You have reminded us of something which the world has largely forgotten. We forget how forgiveness puts to rest a restless soul. Thank you for your reminder. Thank you for this beautiful poem!
  1. Date: 1/26/2016 7:51:00 PM

    Cathy forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness,but because you deserve peace. God bless you
  1. Date: 1/26/2016 12:53:00 PM

    If only people would learn. One door closes and a whole new vista begins. Nicely said.
  1. Date: 1/26/2016 12:50:00 PM

    The gospel truth.
  1. Date: 1/26/2016 12:34:00 PM

    You speak wise words, Cathy! Failure to forgive will just kill us on the inside....// paul
  1. Date: 1/26/2016 12:26:00 PM

    That's lovely. Why not try a poetic form?
  1. Date: 1/26/2016 2:41:00 AM

    So true, dear Cathy! Wonderfully written.

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