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  • Pietro called and said he was sorry. He wanted me to forgive him.

    He had become a Buddhist, and was working through old issues.

    I said I wasn't sure I could forgive him.

    He had left footprints on my heart, and they hurt. Still.

    He asked again. I said I would try.

    Brian says we can't truly forgive without working through the old pain.

    Sometimes, I try to do that. It hurts all over again.
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