Sticks & stones can hurt you & knives can kill! Just remember, leave the knife in, overcome the pain, then keep the spirit piercing weapon as your motivator to prove to those that choose to play with knives...they..are the ones that really get hurt.
I think sometimes I believe that forgiveness is a miscarriage of justice. But really not forgiving destroys both you and the person who made the mistake. Forgiveness should be the core thing that all of us focus on. Just that alone could change the world.