Words like forgiveness, tolerance, compassion, and acceptance are not new to us, but there may be some uncertainty as to how to apply these concepts to our daily life in today’s world, a world that appears to be getting more congested, complicated, full of twists and turns, and progressing at what seems like the speed of light.
What does it mean to forgive someone, and how can we forgive if the person has no sense of accountability or responsibility for his actions? Why is it that compassion seems like a widespread word, but there is still hatred and conflict among people? How can we accept negativity? And what does it mean to live in a tolerant society? These are questions that more and more people are dealing with, and this article will try to address some of them.