I know the two words (flagrant, forgive) are in direct conflict with each other, but when I think about the way I forgave in the past, I’d have to say, I kind of threw the word out there–not caring where it landed. However, my being so haphazard about forgiveness, caused the receiver to believe I would behave a certain way (in a forgiving way), only to find out I was even more offensive after I said, “I forgive you,” than I was when I first discovered the offense. I forgave with conditions. There was a hidden fee I charged you along with my forgiveness, and I was bound and determined to make the offender pay. Dearly. The Friday Forgiveness blogs will help us NOT to do what I used to do. And yes, it’s gonna get juicy! It’s gonna convict! You may take some spiritual cuts and punches to the gut, but you gotta stay linked to the blog, and pass it on to others, so that we can spread the love around the world.