Forgiveness…

Christmas is a time to open our hearts to God and his gifts. Just like the rest of the year. 
 
          ~Author Unknown
 
 Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
           ~1 Peter 1:13
 
     She went into work, just beginning to find the Christmas spirit as Epiphany waned.  So frustrated with trying everything she knew to be able to peacefully co-exist with a co-worker.
      The day unfolded with little hope, and then a little boy approached.
“Do you have a yellow book with an exclamation point on it that my sister took out when she was 9?”  She melted, and after a series of questions, was able to find the title that her patron was looking for.
After a series of events that equaled this one, she let go.
     She was doing everything she could to make the first situation a better one, but she was reminded that gathering the jewels of the day was a better use of her time.  She told me that she would keep praying for her co-worker, and she would be as kind as possible, and that she would leave the rest to God.
      Epiphany dawned once more.
 
Forgiveness
 
Because of Him,
Linda
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