I was hurt and felt sorry for myself.
How could she say those mean things about me? Were they true?
Weren’t we friends? Yet she was devaluing our friendship for some reason.
Should I lash back at her unkind words and defend myself?
Instead, I retreated to a place where I could pray about her comments. I knew I shouldn’t say anything to anyone while angry, especially the one who had attacked my character and integrity.
In the solitude, a still, small voice whispered, “Forgive.”
Forgive? She’s the one who’s hurt me!
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