Sometimes you must forgive
without fanfare or sign, without the
other person knowing, without
Forgiveness is for you, after all. It’s
the gift you give yourself after a
long season of letting go. It’s the
allowance and the surrender, the
healing and the hope.
No longer about who’s right and
who’s wrong, it’s the mature sibling
in the family system who no longer
cares who sits where or who Mom
and Dad love more.
The only care in this new world is
freedom and joy, softening
and love, gratitude and grace.
It’s the knowing that when we’re
talking about love, there’s no more,
there’s no less, there’s simply,
Forgiveness is personal. It’s not
about the offender, it’s about you
and what your soul, your mind, your
So openly fully to the sun and bow
down before the moon and let both
the dark and the light take you.
©Claire K. McKeever-Burgett