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Peace Awaits

40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 38 Sending Love Out

“Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” ~ Anais Nin What is given to you must be given by you. As you move into…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 33 The Truth of the Matter

“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert Ah those moments of truth. I love when a person can find the courage to stop hiding and reveal the truth about how they really feel. Of course, a person must…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 28 The Peace of Compassion

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” ~ Mother Teresa Forgiveness births compassion. As one finds a small space in their heart to soften and forgive, the compassion comes pouring in. What was once the unthinkable act now has a larger perspective in the scheme of…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 26 An Exercise in Love

            “Forgiveness is an exercise in Love. It’s ultimately being kind to yourself for once. No longer do you have to relive the hurt or resentment day after day, year after year. Forgiveness gives you pardon from that burden forevermore. Yes indeed, forgiveness is a selfless act of Love where…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 25 The Courage to Let Go

The ability to forgive and step through something that seems impossible takes courage and fortitude. It’s not easy. Very few say hang in there at all costs, even when the going becomes unbearable. Yet adversity and tough times teach us some of life’s greatest lessons if we are willing to find the diamonds in the…
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