By Chris Munroe
It’s written that forgiveness is divine.
So I started forgiving people. At first for actual things they’d done to wrong me, then for increasingly subtler flaws in their personal character.
By doing so, I expected to become divine. Not Divine the pop singer from the eighties, but rather all-powerful, a terrifying figure towering over the landscape like a colossus.
I planned use this power to crush my enemies. But I never approached that point, no matter how much I forgave.
So no, forgiveness is not divine.
It’s written that it is, but it’s not true. Still, I can forgive that…