Whatever you're clutching, release it right now. It may be an idea, or an object, or a person. If you're clutching it, then you're putting a strain on the thing, as well as on yourself. Nothing can live in peace under those conditions. You may think you're holding tight to it because you love it, … Continue reading Release
Release the past. Release the pain that you're holding onto. I know you want to feel vindicated. I know you want to protect yourself from getting hurt like that again. But holding onto the pain and reliving the past is only causing you to hurt yourself. Release it. Move forward and don't look back. Release … Continue reading Release
Anything you try to control, controls you. Holding on to any kind of resentment towards someone keeps you chained to the hurt. Looking backwards doesn't keep you safe, it keeps you stuck. Freedom comes from forgiveness. Freedom comes from letting go, looking ahead, and having faith that you will be okay. Face forward, forgive easily, … Continue reading Freedom
It's a good idea to periodically check in with yourself, right in the moment, notice where you're holding tension, and release it. Are you clenching your jaw? Are you gripping too tight to whatever you're holding in your hands? Sometimes, I even notice that I'm either squeezing or flexing my toes, for no other reason … Continue reading Release
Forgiveness is not a one-time act. Forgiveness will set you free, and sometimes you will just need to repeatedly forgive another as the same hurt may come up again and again. Each time you forgive, you release yourself from that pain. So forgive, and forgive often.