I’m not sure I can be. This post is vague, because there are actually multiple persons I’m referring to. I want your feedback here. I’ve been praying for help to let go of some of the ways I was wronged by past friends or love interests. I won’t say I’ve reached total forgiveness for all of them, but I’ve come a long way.
Some of these people, though, want to be friends now. I’m going to be doing some reading and prayer on this, but I want the opinion of my readers. If I’ve forgiven someone the pain they once caused me, and the lies, whatever else, does that mean that I have to be friends with them? I know that Christ would always be there for them, but is there a way for me to be Christ-like without associating with these people?
I have forgiven them (mostly) but that doesn’t make it any less painful to remember. I have forgiven them (mostly) but that doesn’t mean I trust them again. I have forgiven them (mostly) but that doesn’t mean they’ve changed. What do you guys think?