Have you ever been spitefully treated by someone you did no wrong? Has your child ever non-challantly disobeyed your instructions which were given for his own good? Has your spouse ever cheated on you? Has your close friend, whom you so much trusted, sold you out for a penny?
The best and the most effective remedy for the above is FORGIVENESS. What then is forgiveness? Forgiveness is the act of refusing to punish someone or yourself for a committed offence. Here, an offence is committed (by the offender) which needs to be punished (by the offended), but the offended chooses to spare the offender the punishment.
Does it mean we shouldn't get angry whenever we are offended? Emphatically, no. In fact, it is human and natural to be angry and even the Bible acknowledges that ( Ephesians 4:26). We are admonished to deal with our anger right away and not let the sun go down on our anger. I then ask, what other better way can we stop our anger from lingering on till the sun goes down if not by