Found this on Facebook and wanted to post it here. It is an imagined conversation between two people. I think it speaks powerfully to the reality that an apology is not enough if someone has really “shattered” your life” and it does not (on its own) fix anything.
Grab a plate and throw it on the floor.
– Okay, done.
Did it break?
Now say sorry to it.
Did it go back to the way it was before?
Do you understand?
(This blog is part of a series on forgiveness. Search “forgiveness” to see the rest of the series.)