Every year July 7 is observed as Global Forgiveness Day. On the day, seek forgiveness and have the big heart to forgive others for their mistakes. Conflicts, clashes, disagreements, etc. revolve around us all the time, from misunderstandings with friends to global disputes, problems always remain unresolved. An angry man may spill angry words, and that may lead to angry actions, and this is the cause of every problem in the world. It is not healthy to stay in conflicts, so it is vital that we resolve the issues to live in peace and harmony. Sometimes you can choose to be the bigger person and forgive others even when don’t deserve it and even though the pain is still fresh. From Global Forgiveness Day, make a point to avoid fights and let go of all petty things. To forgive you must learn to become less angry, feel less hurt, more optimistic, compassionate, and forgiving in a variety of situations. By overlooking one can feel joy, relief, and happiness. If everyone in the world could adopt this habit, then the whole globe can live with love and peace. So on this day pardon all your rivals.
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi
History of Global Forgiveness Day
National Forgiveness Day was created by the Christian Embassy of Christ’s Ambassadors in the year 1994 marking August 7 to celebrate the day. Global Forgiveness Day originated in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This day started when the organization hung a banner announcing National Forgiveness Day in Canada. In later years the celebration flourished, and with over responses from media the National Forgiveness Day was renamed Global Forgiveness Day, this was done to spread the message of the day widely all around the world. Later the date was also moved from August 27 to July 7. The main motto of the day was to forgive and to be forgiven.
Other Celebrations on July 7
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How to celebrate the day
Celebrate Global Forgiveness Day by practicing the intention of the day to forgive. On this day forgive others and forgive yourself. Be honest and if you think you have made a mistake of hurting someone then without hesitation ask for forgiveness, and when others say sorry accept it without a second thought. You can tell sorry for any gifts and flowers. Flowers are always the best way to ask for forgiveness. Express your feeling in a letter and send it with a cake or chocolates. Another best way to celebrate the day is by spreading the importance of the day to everyone around you. This day will help you rebuild your relationship with anyone. So grab this day to say sorry that you always wanted to say and fix those small problems through speaking. Post pictures and share your Global Forgiveness Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #GlobalForgivenessDay.
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