Forgiveness continues as “something that makes sense,” as a way to “move on,” “to let go,” as something you “need to work on.”
Then forgiveness manifests – first, as an exception to the rule, as a precedent.
Then a habit of forgiveness forms, an autotelic habit.
Finally, forgiveness becomes a baseline.
An archetypal arc… from fear to fearlessness.
Wherever you are in this process, congratulations to you: you are alive, you mean well, and you are doing your best.