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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 36 Getting to the Truth

“If we stay where we are, where we’re stuck, where we’re comfortable and safe, we die there. ~ Anne Lamott Once we have revealed our emotional truth and reset our dense boundaries to healthy ones, there comes a time to get physical. The energetic body wants to flow again. It can’t because there is something…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 8 Gratitude Sets the Stage

          “True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.” ― Oprah Winfrey Gratitude sets the stage for forgiveness. To be grateful right now is to focus on what you do have rather than what you don’t. And as you focus on what you do have and what…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 7 The Forgiveness Formula

“Life is an adventure in forgiveness.” – Norman Cousins Forgiveness in its essence is simple. It’s the getting there part that seems to be the hardest. Once you have broken down the barriers of fear around forgiveness, it can become an everyday part of life just as important as eating or driving. You find the…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 6 Who You are Becoming

        “Day by day, in every way, I’m getting better and better.” ~ Emil Coue With all of the things we have to juggle in our lives, it’s hard to feel like we are moving forward and growing. We feel pulled in one direction or another and many times it feels like…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 5 My Favorite Forgiveness Quotes

          As we wind through the first week of 40 Days of Forgiveness, I am reminded of the best quotes I’ve seen on the subject. These quotes inspire me to want to forgive more. Quotes keep me on the path of forgiveness and the letting go of what is not useful…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 29 The Greatest of These is Love

          I was reminded of this passage on love at a friend’s wedding last night. How many of us live in this love? It’s not easy, but love has the ability to carry us through any and all circumstances if we will allow it to. Join me in being a more…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 24 The Courage to Forgive

                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…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 8 How Grateful I Am

        “True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.” ― Oprah Winfrey As I finished up my five week Forgiveness class last night, I realized that gratitude was the star of the show at the end of the night. Everyone in the room was full of gratitude for…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 1

        To err is human, to forgive is divine. ~ Alexander Pope To coincide with the season of Lent, I am on a mission to forgive one expectation per day I have of someone else or thing in my life or to let go of an expectation I have of myself in…
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Three Goals to Launch Your 2013 from the Inside Out

      Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart …Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. ~ Carl Jung As I contemplate my goals for the upcoming year, I am awestruck at how many of them are internally focused. Most of us center goals around external factors like…
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