9/3/12


How hard it is to love people who have wronged you. To love thy enemies, although I am not regarding them as enemies. I am just sensitive when it comes to people who have wronged me on a certain basis aware or unaware. It's a difficult thing to do when your emotions are surging and all you can think about are the wrong things they have done to you that have hurt, annoyed, angered, offended or irritated you. I think everyone has experienced this at some points in their lives.

But then,

"But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you." - Luke 6:27-28 -

This is what the Lord commanded. Is He asking us to do the impossible then? Is it so hard to love the unlovable to the point of becoming an impossibility? That you can never learn to forgive? That you can never mend? And that you always keep a grudge, a thorn in your heart? Even God who is above us forgives even to the lowliest among us (Daniel 9:9, 1 John 1:9). So we, too, should learn to forgive and to love. It is very difficult, but it is possible. Because God makes all things possible if you just call out to Him and believe (Matthew 19:26). If you already believe in Him, call out to Him and He will cleanse you and make you do things that you thought you could never do--like forgiving and loving those who have wronged you. If you don't believe in Him and there's hatred, grudge and bitterness in your heart for some people, why don't you try Him? You've got nothing to lose when you do. It's really a matter of choice. And once you have made the right choice, you will soon see how your life will unfold in ways that you can never comprehend. But choosing the right decision is not the end of the tunnel. It doesn't end there. Rather, it's the beginning of a wonderful journey towards eternity.

"But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful." - Luke 6:35-36 -

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Ric said...

Wow! great image! ganda!
Napadaan lang.. Nakita ko nga pala ang link mula sa Blogs ng Pinoy

Ruby said...

Salamat sa pagdaan! Ung pic kinuha ko lang sa deviant art para i support ung article..hehehehe...

KULAPITOT said...

sometimes nakakalimutan natin tlga ,,, tenk u for this post .. new follower here

Ruby said...

Uu nga...kaya nga mahirap gawin lalo na pagnangyari yan...pero God is good...kaya nyang i-remove ung hatred at grudge sa ating puso... :) At salamat din sa pagdaan... Thanks for following as well. I appreciate it. ^_^

bing said...

hi, Ruby! it's been a while i haven't visited.

forgiveness is a process. the speed to recovery from hatred or disappointment or depression or frustration to a loved one, or to a close friend varies. i have to agree that we need the Lord's intervention. the gravity of a wrongdoing can blind us and make us fail to understand thus aggravating that negative emotion.

thank you for this piece. it is an opener. :D

i hope you still have time to do a meme. you are tagged in my blog to do one! :D

Ruby said...

Hello Bing!

You're welcome and thank you as well for your thoughtful words. I totally agree with you. :)

Sure! It's an honor. :D I hope it's not hard to do though. =3

JonDmur said...

napaka inspirational... thanks for sharing...

Ganda din ng photos... bagay na bagay sa post mo ^_^

Keep on posting ^^