Forgiveness frees us from bitterness and resentment. Pondering on all the wrongs people or a certain individual has done is so easy, yet it entangles the believer is a web of hate. When we choose to forgive, it is like medicine to our soul, freeing our mind, will and emotions from hatred. I prefer to forgive and move ahead, and I’m encouraged to do so by the Word of God.
And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you. -Ephesians 4:32 (NKJV)