This article might bend your brain a little bit, but please stay with me to the end, and it will come together. So that we’re all on the same page, let’s start with the definition of the word forgive. Think about what it means to forgive someone. What do you do? What do you say? How do you act or behave? The most common definition of the word forgive, Google tells us is: “to stop feeling angry or resentful towards (someone) for an offense, flaw, or mistake.” Think about that. To forgive means to stop feeling angry or resentful. That’s all. That’s the only requirement for forgiveness to happen. This is really powerful to understand.