Forgiving and being forgiven are two names for the same thing. The important thing is that a discord has been resolved.
I could well believe that it is God's intention, since we have refused milder remedies, to compel [Christians] into unity, by persecution even. Satan is without doubt nothing else than a hammer in the hand of a benevolent and severe God.
I mean, the more a man was in the Devil's power, the less he would be aware of it, on the principle that a man is still fairly sober as long as he knows he's drunk.
The rule of the universe is that others can do for us what we cannot do for ourselves, and one can paddle every canoe except one's own.
The heart never takes the place of the head: but it can, and should, obey it.