Forgive

Practice forgiveness, generously and frequently. Forgiveness is what leads you to freedom. Isn't that what everyone is ultimately after? When you hold others in judgment, you're also holding yourself captive to the offense. Forgive and release yourself. After all, you wouldn't be able to judge another if you weren't aware of whatever sin you're judging … Continue reading Forgive

Forgiveness is not One-and-Done

Practicing forgiveness is so important for your mental health. Forgiveness helps free you from the burden of being weighed down by anger and resentment. But it doesn't have to be such a significant and ultimate decision. I recently heard author Glennon Doyle give this great description of forgiveness. She said, Forgiveness is not a before … Continue reading Forgiveness is not One-and-Done

Practice Forgiveness

It's important to take care of yourself. And practicing forgiveness actually takes care of you more than whoever it is you should forgive. Holding on to anger, grudges and resentment affects your health, not the jerk you feel it towards. Forgive, and forgive often. I write this for myself as much as anyone reading this. … Continue reading Practice Forgiveness

New Choice

Best Selling Author and Motivational Speaker, Gabrielle Bernstein, shares a great 3-step method on how to deal with anxiety or with any negative thought. She advises to: Notice the fearful thoughtForgive the thoughtProactively choose a better-feeling thought This reminds me of an Improv game I used to play, called "new choice".  It's a way to … Continue reading New Choice