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    • ForgivenessSuriyakhatun Osman
    • Quranic Verse Al Imran And hasten to forgiveness from your Lord and a garden as wide as the heavens and earth, prepared for the righteous Who spend [in the cause of Allah ] during ease and hardship and who restrain anger and who pardon the people - and Allah loves the doers of good;
    • Forgiveness quotes People are often unreasonable and self- centered. Forgive them anyway. Kent M. Keith “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”― Mahatma Gandhi, An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments “The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that that situation is over, you cannot move forward.”― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”―
    • Forgiving others Resentment is like a glass of poison that a man drinks; then he sits down and waits for his enemy to die.—Nelson Mandela when asked why he was not resentful for his imprisonment. Forgiveness means that youve decided not to let it keep festering inside even if it only comes up once in awhile. --Doc Childre and Howard Martin
    • Forgiving is not : Letting off a person for not doing their work Letting somebody get away with harming you or harming others Letting people shirk their responsibilities Not holding those accountable Submitting to bullying and tyranny
    • 2 types of forgivenessTheory and Applications, dividesforgiveness into two types. Decisionalforgiveness involves choosing to let go ofangry thoughts about the person you feelhas wronged you. "You can tell yourself, I am not going to seek revenge, for example, or, I am going to avoid that person," Worthington says. "You could choose decisional forgiveness and still have a lot of emotional unforgiveness."Everett L. Worthington Jr., PhD, a professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and the author of Forgivenessand Reconciliation:
    • 2 types of forgiveness The ultimate goal is emotional forgiveness : negative emotions such as resentment, bitterness, hostility, hatred, anger, and fear are replaced with love, compassion, sympathy, and empathy. "Emotional forgiveness is what is needed "Emotional unforgiveness causes a chronic stress response, which results in obsessing about the wrong done to you ie: ◦ Rumination is associated with almost everything bad in the mental health field -- obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, depression, urticaria ...Everett L. Worthington Jr., PhD, a professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and the author of Forgivenessand Reconciliation:
    • REACH*  Recall the hurt objectively, without blame and self-victimization  Empathize by trying to imagine the viewpoint of the person who wronged you.  Altruistic part involves getting people to think about a time they were forgiven and how that felt.  Commit to forgiveness, people usually say, not yet, but when they finally do  Hold on to forgiveness.*Everett L. Worthington Jr., PhD, a professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth Universityand the author of Forgiveness and Reconciliation
    • Forgiving yourself Have you ever made a mistake you thought was so bad that you simply couldn’t forgive yourself? So bad that you sunk into a depression and were unable to move on? Why are we so hard on ourselves? Why can’t we forgive ourselves for our mistakes? How long must you flog yourself before you are worthy of forgiveness?
    • Allah forgivesAllahumma anta Rabbi la ilaha illa anta, abu`u Laka bini`matika `alaiya, O Allah, You are my Lord. There is  I acknowledge Your blessings on no god except You. me,Khalaqtani wa ana abduka, wa Abu Laka bidhanbi You created me, and I am Your  And in front of You, I accept my slave-servant sins,wa ana `ala ahdika wa wa`dika faghfirlimastata`tu,  (O Allah, please) forgive me And I am on the Path of obedience, to the best of my ability. Fa innahu la yaghfiru adhdhunuba illa anta.A`udhu bika min Sharri ma sana`tu,  Indeed, none can forgive sins I seek refuge in You from the evil except You. that I have done,