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In sight of forgiveness, does "coming to terms", qualify as the forgiveness in which God ask of us?

Studying forgiveness at church lately and there came this realization, as I was self evaluating. I can say more certain that traumatic events of the past I have come to terms with in my life. Maybe they were God's was of dealing out lessons. I am battling with, can I equate this coming to terms to the same as forgiveness? I carry no more anger, the hurt is scabbed over and I have seen the lessons. Have I forgiven those involved as well as myself by coming to realize things just happen?

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    Rod Martin Jr (lone77star) 4 years ago

    And love those who have harmed you. Also be grateful for the gift from God. Only by gratitude can you fully let go.

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    backporchstories 4 years ago

    I agree, I have forgiven in general, just the thought came about coming to terms, accepting what had happened and moving on. I still give my heart with warmth to thy this the same as forgiveness? I have not vocalized the forgiveness...

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