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Ron S

Forgiving has nothing to do with trust. They are, after all , human with all the frailties of other humans. Recognizing that they have their shortcomings and forgiving those shortcomings doesn’t mean that we have to trust them. TRUST BUT VERIFY works even in the best of circumstances, even if the verification is in our own mind. If a person has been gone for a half hour and then they tell me that they single-handedly cut logs and underbrush to conceal a listening post, which I had estimated would take a minimum of two to three hours, I would definately verify. It might involve future trust issues as well.
Ron S