“Whatever you would have done to yourself, do to another.”
When we condemn another for harm that they have done to us, we carry that pain and anger into the present, where we plan future pain and retribution for the person that harmed us. When we forgive the person that has harmed us, we erase the past, and the past is no more. There is no place in the present for a past that does not exist, and the future then stands before us unencumbered of pain and retribution, and free to receive the full blessings of God, through joy and thanksgiving throughout all of eternity.
“I will forgive them of their sins, and remember them no more.”
Forgive and open up eternity.