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6 Myths About Forgiveness

Forgiving others who have harmed us is one of the most important things we will ever do. The happiness of our lives, or lack of it, rises and falls on whether we, by an act of our will, choose to forgive. Millions of people are wrapped up in anger, resentment and bitterness toward those who…

what is forgiveness

What Is Forgiveness?

Let’s talk about one of the most important keys to your happiness. It is a subject people talk about, but few understand or practice. Let’s talk about forgiving others who have hurt you. There’s probably not a person in the world who does not need to forgive someone. Additionally, there is probably not one person…

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How To Forgive

Over my last several blogs we have been taking an in-depth journey through the difficult topic of forgiveness. I say difficult because forgiving someone who has deeply hurt you is no doubt the hardest challenge you will ever face. But deciding to forgive someone who has deeply hurt you is also, unquestionably, one of the…

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What Happens When You Don’t Forgive

Someone anonymously commented about a painful childhood at the hands of an abusive stepmother, and the power of forgiveness to heal their relationship. When I realized that she doesn’t have that kind of hold over me anymore, and I don’t have the strength to hold a grudge anymore, I forgave her, not for her, but for…

4 steps to seek forgiveness

Seeking Forgiveness

I thought I’d blog on a topic few ever talk about, much less practice, but is incredibly important to our sense of peace and happiness. Let’s talk about how to seek forgiveness when you have hurt someone. When we hurt someone, we undoubtedly cause a broken relationship. Broken relationships are not healed without someone seeking…