Forgiveness is not like peeling an orange on your kitchen counter but more like squeezing one. It is not a two way street where you hitch to catch a cocktail ride with the other person but one, yourself, where you learn to let go of the carousel of aches driving by. It is easy to say, “I forgave you” without cutting the tree from the root but it is by emptying the fruit basket that you learn to dust off the scraps. So, go ahead, take a chance, pick a tree and break free, start going, surround. Otherwise, you will find yourself back where you started, at that kitchen counter peeling off that orange.