Tiger Woods recently repented before national television cameras for his serial infidelities. He hopes to restore his reputation, marriage, family and career. The problem is that, as a celebrity, his forgiveness will not be accepted by most people. They will either refuse to believe him or just ignore his pleas altogether.
This serves as further proof of why forgiveness is such a challenging endeavor. Forgiveness is very difficult because we wrap it up in a shroud of emotion and pride. Sadly, it allows others an opportunity to feel superior. Moreover, we hold others to a higher standard than we hold ourselves. They don’t have to follow the same rules as we follow.
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