Saturday, April 6, 2013
Try to forgive by trying to understand how it would feel to be in the other’s shoes. If someone hurts you – ask them - “What hurts you so much that you would do this?” Listen to the answer and try to understand what is valid for them. They may have been fighting for your attention, but no one thinks of themselves as attackers, only defenders! So don’t judge their ways, only set them free by giving them a chance to speak. You may both learn a lot from your kindness and courage in asking for the truth. But even if nothing changes, release it, remember that you both have a right to be who you choose to be. When we make judgements we’re inevitably acting on limited knowledge, so ask if you seek to understand, or simply let them be! Jay Woodman
Sunday, November 25, 2012
The way of the miracle worker… #love #life #perspective #perception #self #other #consciousness #freedom #forgiveness #presence #present #giving #give #gratitude #contribution

The way of the miracle worker… #love #life #perspective #perception #self #other #consciousness #freedom #forgiveness #presence #present #giving #give #gratitude #contribution

Sunday, October 14, 2012
More of this, and less, well, everything else…

More of this, and less, well, everything else…

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Forgiveness offers everything you want. Today all things you want are given you. Let not your gifts recede throughout the day, as you return again to meet a world of shifting change and bleak appearances. Retain your gifts in clear awareness as you see the changeless in the heart of change; the light of truth behind appearances. From A Course in Miracles ~ Lesson 122 (via moreofamore)

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Saturday, June 9, 2012

The Warrior of the Light has learned that it is best to follow the light.

He has behaved treacherously, he has lied, he has strayed from the path, he has courted darkness and everything was fine, as if nothing had happened.

Then an abyss suddenly opens up. One can take a thousand steps in safety, but a single step too many can put an end to everything. The Warrior stops before he destroys himself.

When he makes that decision, he hears four comments: “You always do the wrong thing. You’re too old to chance. You’re no good. You don’t deserve it.”

He looks up at the sky. And a voice says: “My dear, everyone makes mistakes. You’re forgiven, but I cannot force that forgiveness on you. It’s your choice.”

The true Warrior of the Light accepts that forgiveness.”

Paulo Coelho, “The Warrior of the Light”
Sunday, May 27, 2012 Thursday, May 10, 2012
The only time you truly become an adult is when you finally forgive your parents for being just as flawed as everyone else.  Douglas KennedyPursuit of Happiness (via creatingaquietmind)