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How do you forgive?

Letting go of past hurt and transgressions — whether you are making peace with a person or letting go of past pain or trauma — takes courage. This pathway shows how you can come to forgiveness in a systematic and practical way.3 Take your time with this process, as spending time on each step is extremely important.

  1. Establishing our identity as persons
  2. Examining and recalling the incident
  3. Empathy and compassion of the incident
  4. A change in perspective
  5. Making a choice
  6. Finding ways to let go