forgiveness

Forgiving myself

I am in the process of forgiving myself for not posting three blogs last month.  Over the years I have been pretty good at maintaining that pace of writing, but last week, well, there were airplanes, relationship things to maintain and post vacation fatigue.  As I look at this explanation I realize these were simply …

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Conversations in our heads

Those conversations in our heads; you know how they go.  You get so angry at another person and you want to tell them off.  You want to show them how wrong they are.  Around and around the conversation goes in your mind.  They say this, you respond with a withering reply that is insightful and …

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Better to forgive than delete

Sooner or later, in all of our lives, comes the question; do I forgive this person or do I delete them from my life.  Our emotional response is often; delete, delete, delete.  Our spiritual response is; forgive. Let’s look at the delete option. When we choose to cut-ties with someone over what they have done …

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I wish

I wish I were the person my dog thinks I am.  It doesn’t matter if this morning I left without a proper good-bye, he is happy to see me in the evening.  If the food I served him was not up to par, he doesn’t seem to care.  When I yell at him for what …

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Moment by moment

No matter how long our lifespan is, we measure the time moment by moment.  Individual grains of sand passing through a single point.  Then they are gone. forever. The analogy. Think of an old fashioned hourglass.  If we think of each breath, each experience, as one of those grains of sand passing through the glass …

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Be it resolved

Making a New Year resolution you can fulfill requires a change in thinking.  Resolutions are wonderful, although easily broken.  That gym membership we promise to use.  The new eating plans we swear to uphold.  Resolving not get angry so easily.  The list goes on an on.  As New Years approaches we make ourselves so many …

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I’m Sorry

At a certain point in my life I was the most caustic person imaginable.  I could spit out words at others which would cut to the quick.  There was no malice intended, mostly, it was simply a defense process I used to protect myself.  Protect myself from what?  I cannot say, it doesn’t matter now.  What …

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Choices

One of the first things we must come to realize as we step into an In-powered world and experience, is that we can no longer blame anyone else for our actions, our choices, our thoughts. As a result, we can not longer blame the boss, our parents, spouse, friends or the dog for our not achieving or …

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Is Forgiveness enough?

 Earlier I wrote about the idea of Forgive and Forget.  As I look back on that blog which is available at Choicefullingseminars.com, I realize there is another step which we must consider in the forgiveness process. You see, if we do choose to forgive someone for doing something we did not like, or approve of, …

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Forgive and Forget

Ya, right, forgive and forget, fat chance. Hold on now: forgiveness and forgetting are not the same thing at all.  Forgetting something which impacted you is both impossible, and undesirable.  Everything in our lives has brought us to the point we are now, yes, even those things we think were undesirable are part of who we are …

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