To understand is to forgive, even oneself. – Alexander Chase
Do we understand why the person who irritates us acted in that fashion? Do we understand why we got irritated, what was it exactly?
With deeper, below the surface understanding we can truly know another, their real motives. With careful observation we can also uncover our own tendencies and motives. We can then be forgiving towards one and all, including ourselves. Not being able to forgive is the biggest hurdle to living a spiritual and peaceful life!
Today I AM listening and understanding. I watch and observe. I forgive and move-on. I AM happy.