Forgiveness: Set Yourself Free
Forgiveness is love that can only emerge when the giver has first suffered harm. There is power and joy in forgiveness—and, as each one of us knows so well, it is a deeply challenging form of love. Forgiveness is about letting go of pain and anger. It restores to us a sense of the essential goodness of life, boosts mood, reduces rage, alleviates depression, lowers stress hormones and preserves close relationships. Answer these twenty questions to find out about your own capacity for forgiveness.
A Bit About This Quiz
The quiz you are about to take is adapted from The Love and Longevity scale, which was created and tested by Dr. Stephen Post and colleagues of his at the University of Miami. It allows you to self-rate ten different giving behaviors. Score yourself now, and then again as you change and grow in your ways of giving. Please try to click the one option that best reflects your opinion about whether or not each statement below describes you or experiences that you have had. There are no correct answers, so please respond as honestly as possible to each one. To learn more about weaving generous behavior into your own life and becoming a happier, healthier person, buy the book HERE.