Forgiveness

We recently bought a used car. Without going into details, the experience soured near the end when we discovered the salesmen had failed to disclose information and mislead us. My husband went through with the deal anyway and I left feeling hurt and very emotional. It gnawed at me for days. It was miserable feeling the way I did. My hurt and anger consumed me. I was preoccupied to the point that I was unable to put my heart into mothering my children the way I knew I should and wanted to.

Then I realized I was going about this alone and I wasn’t allowing the miracle of the Atonement to work in my heart. If I wanted help, I needed to rely on the Savior, the One who has felt all that I have felt, but a thousand times worse, and who has promised that if we give Him our burdens, He will make our burdens light.

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