It would be easy to say, “If everyone would just be nice to each other and simply say kind words” It is also easy to say “forgive”. In reality, it is not always easy to do either.
Try giving a kind word to someone, who you want to kick in the rear. Such people are not always receptive or able to respond in kind. Guess what? They are the ones, who need a kind word or an act of kindness the most.
Kindness is a precious gift that we can give to others. I would definitely call kindness, a gift. Yes, you’re looking at a photo of Al Capone. Where am I going with this? How does forgiveness figure into this?