Entries tagged with “Forgiveness”
Forgiveness is not so much an act as an attitude. As an act, forgiveness raises the forgiver above the forgiven; it empowers the one even as it disempowers the other. I know this…
Everett Worthington taught others how to forgive. One night, he had to become his own best pupil.
Adapted from The Way of Grace: The Transforming Power of Ego Relaxation, by Miranda Macpherson.
Establish a new beginning with a refreshed outlook that can help you in your quest to release the past and embrace forgiveness.
To become more forgiving, we first need to understand why we crave revenge.
Throughout history, we’ve had an insatiable fascination with stories of vengeance. From the earliest Greek tragedies, to the Bible, to Shakespeare, to recent movies like Atonement,…
Nature endowed humanity with both revenge and forgiveness as tools of conflict resolution. But why does one seem so much harder than the other?
By letting go of past hurts, we can heal not only ourselves, but our families, our communities, and our world.
“You may not put down your chalk. You may not return to your desk until you have correctly solved the math problem!” bellowed Sister. Once again, I was losing the math relay for my…