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The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. Marianne Williamson If you’ve read some of my other writings or heard me speak at an event, you hopefully understand the impact of the lack of forgiveness in your life; i.e....
Forgiveness is not about freeing the perpetrator from guilt. It is about ridding yourself of the unhealthy energy.
Our anger is not harming the people from the past. They don’t have headaches, ulcers, back pain, depression or anxiety because we’re upset with them. Only WE are feeling the pain. So, what’s the point in holding onto it?
“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” Mother Teresa We’ve spent the week looking at compassion with the lens focused on you since “compassion starts at home”. For a moment, let’s turn that focus to others. What do you feel or think when you see...
I’d been told so many times by outside sources that I was not a good person for one reason or another. I also didn’t deserve sympathy, patience, love, or understanding because I was so flawed. After you hear something repeatedly, even if evidence reveals the contrary, you take it to heart.
I was TIRED of always taking the high road and of always being the better person. She was going to feel my fury!
Your experiences and actions do not define who you are at your core level! You have a CHOICE – right now – to feel love and peace and to live a different life. It is time to take back your power from the people who intentionally or unintentionally harmed you, and you do this by healing yourself.
“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent.” Dr. Kristen Neff Wow, that quote resonates with the old me! With courage, I dedicated 2019 to my personal/spiritual...
Have you ever held a baby who was having a meltdown because she wasn’t feeling well? And, as much as you wanted to tell her, “STOP CRYING!” – you did not because you understood how she felt? That was an act of compassion.
What I’ve learned is compassion for oneself is IMPERATIVE to one’s mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. How can we truly have concern for and help others if we’re beating ourselves up?