A word recipe for forgiveness:


  1. Definition: the act or process of forgiving; forgive: to stop feeling angry toward someone; to cancel; to excuse impoliteness

  2. Origin: Old English: give, grant, remit, pardon; late Old English: to give up the sense of desire or power to punish


  1. Be with your anger

  2. Watch it consume your every thought like water that finds its way into all the crevices

  3. But then tilt it on its axis

  4. See how easily you can guide it and cajole it as it washes away

  5. The remaining earth will dry and what you've gathered is your gift

  6. That will quench your thirst for not theirs, but your own peace

  7. Forgive yourself; the rest will follow.