posted on Jan, 2 2007 @ 01:00 AM
That is a real good quote. The quote I've lived by is "Mind over mater". However when I was about 9 years old, having gone through all the crap
with an abusive control freak of a dad, my mom told me that the wounds would heal over time and I might forgive my dad. To which I replied, "When it
comes to what I've been through, you can forgive, but you can never forget".
It blew her, my stepdad, and the rest of my family away. I thought little of it, as my innocence only of being a child dealing with problems that I
shouldn't have had to deal with, only made me tell the truth and what I felt, and still feel at the time. Now at my age of 22, my mom still quotes me
to family and friends and they are astonished when they hear who's mouth these words came from. And when I think about it, I have forgiven, but have
Another quote I love is,
"Life is an adventure in forgiveness".
US editor & essayist (1915 - 1990)