Forgiveness Perspectives

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.”  Nelson Mandela Forgiveness renews. It free us from the past, opens us to truth, and reconnects us with the original peace, love, joy and Continue reading »

Forgiveness as a Cure

As we walk through life, we sometimes find stones in our path – or things happen to create a ditch in it. The ditches and the stones make us weary. Forgiveness is to flatten out the ground, so that our path going forward is smoother. We often think about forgiveness in relation to another.  However, Continue reading »

Forgiving Ourselves

Why forgive? To forgive is to let go of the emotions of fear, sorrow and animosity that otherwise hold us captive, and negatively influence our behaviour. Forgiveness allows us to grow, move on and stop repeating the same mistakes over and over and over again. The path to freedom is, in fact, studded with moments Continue reading »

Why Forgive?

Forgiveness can transform our lives. Forgiveness is a choice and an act of love. Forgiveness frees us from painful memories and allows us to move forward, reach our full potential and be happy. Take a moment and just think: if I hold onto negative things from the past, is it doing me any good? Does Continue reading »

Forgive and Forget

Why do we say forgive and forget? In forgiving and forgetting we free ourselves and others from the past and enable ourselves to move on. What is forgiveness? Forgiveness is to have feelings of understanding, kindness, compassion and mercy… and not to blame or condemn. Why forget too? It is ‘forgetting’ that truly frees us Continue reading »

Forgive & Forget – Forgiving Myself

Self-forgiveness We need to: 1. Acknowledge mistakes, our ego that doesn’t allow us to acknowledge our mistakes. We need to go beyond it and be honest with ourselves. It does not help if we let ourselves get into negative feeling as then whatever possibility we have of doing something good finishes. We need to keep Continue reading »