After making the commitment and starting the process of reducing our anger, let’s return to the important attitude of forgiveness. The process of forgiveness is important for our own happiness and peace of mind. It actually has less to do with the other person. That is why forgiveness is a solo activity, usually not involving the other person. Of course you can involve the other person when it feels appropriate. Forgiveness is a way of letting go; cleaning the “cobwebs.” It dissolves our hurts, hurts that have often accumulated over many years. Start by liberating the small hurts, gradually working on the bigger ones. Old habits are hard to break so be patient with yourself. No guilt in this process, please. Once the process of forgiveness is started, we will feel lighter, almost as if we could fly. Enjoy!
Forgiveness is the lynchpin that unlocks our heart. It allows energy to flow. Holding tightly to grudges and hurts blocks the flow of energy, leading to mental pain and physical pain. Tightly holding onto and […]
Forgiveness is an important corollary to compassion, as is gratitude. Both attitudes dampen the tendency to think, “I am right,” falling into righteousness. By reducing strong clinging and grasping to myself, both attitudes soften the […]