What my life has taught me about Forgiveness

Johanna Baynard
5 min readOct 16, 2022

FORGIVENESS 2022

I have a long and complicated relationship with forgiveness. At first, I couldn’t do it because I equated forgiveness with allowing the other person to get back in my life and perhaps redo the damage.

Forgiveness

August 2, 2010

I realize that I am repeating a lesson that I have learned earlier in my life, but here goes: In my mind forgiveness is attached to an ongoing relationship. And certainly forgiveness is part and parcel of each and every…

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Johanna Baynard

Dedicated activist for economic equality. Baby Boomer. Wife, mother and blogger: Life According to Johanna, johannayorksr.com and themammablog.com