Forgiveness, Part 3: On Impermanence

I have been writing about forgiveness, that it is a process involving patience, looking into the core of our own wronging of others, and recognizing that others, like us in similar circumstances, often “know not what they do.” Another doorway to a deeper understanding of forgiveness is the insight of impermanence. One of the key insights of the Buddha into why we suffer is because everything is impermanent, and we resist this insight. Note that impermanence itself does not harm anything. It’s simply what is. But because we resist impermanence, we struggle and suffer. If you think of something you regret doing or saying, or just something that you could have done or said more constructiv

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