The height of self_discipline in spiritual development is the practice of forgiveness. The law of forgiveness says that, ” you are mentally and emotionally healthy to the degree that you can freely forgive anyone who has hurt you in any way.
Every person_include you_has experienced destructive criticism, negative treatment, unkindness, rudeness, unfairness, betrayal, and dishonesty from others over years. These events are unfortunate, but they are an inevitable and unavoidable part of being a member of the human race. The only way you can avoid the problems and difficulties of living in a busy society with many different kinds of people is to live in a cave. The only one question you need to ask and answer after you have had a negative experience is ” How long will it take me to get over this event and get on with my life.?”” This is a decision only you can make. It is one of the most important type of decisions that you make in your own life if you want to be happy. That’s more, it is a true test of your mental and spiritual discipline.