Let's break free from prison of bitterness and anger

Signs and flowers are left under a tree near the Clapham Common Bandstand, following the kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard, in London, Britain, March 17, 2021.
Signs and flowers are left under a tree near the Clapham Common Bandstand, following the kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard, in London, Britain, March 17, 2021.
Image: REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/File Photo

Before Nelson Mandela left prison he said: "As I stand before the door to my freedom, I realise that if I do not leave my pain, anger and bitterness behind me, I will still be in prison."

How many of us have imprisoned ourselves inside the walls of anger and bitterness? Holding grudges does not make you strong, it makes you bitter. Forgiveness does not make you weak, it sets you free.

Don't imprison yourself forever.

Kganthane R Lebaka by email 


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