The Last Straw

Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times. (Matthew 18:21-22)

It’s been an extremely long and tiring week for me. Hearing what you said was the last straw for me… Please don’t judge my actions based on what you think you know of me. I have logical reasons behind my actions, which you may not know of, so why judge when you don’t know?

God… I pray that I have a heart big enough to forgive and to love. And I pray that you will speak good of your brothers and sisters, rather than evil.

For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. The good person brings good things out of a good treasure, and the evil person brings evil things out of an evil treasure. (Matthew 12:34-35)