Pause + Pray

Learning to Forgive


When we are wronged, offering forgiveness is not often our natural response. Yet God asks us to forgivenot for empty piety, but to help our souls heal. May this prayer aid you in the work of your heart.


Holy Spirit, be a comforter in my wounded places.
Where I have been painfully wronged
grant me the grace to extend forgiveness.
Help me create the boundaries I need to continue to love
without allowing myself to be hurt in the same way again.
I pray I may be whole and free and able to forgive.


Who do you need to forgive? Use this prayer to help you extend forgiveness while discerning what the repaired relationship might look like.

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