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Peace Awaits

When Forgiveness is the Only Option Left

After years of chasing healing and hoping for relief, there was only one option left on the table…forgiveness. I was tired of chasing. I had avoided dealing with everything for many years and it came down to this…was I willing to continue avoiding the hurt and pain I felt in order to be right or would…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 40 The Gifts of 40

      “Life is not a having and a getting, but a being and a becoming.” ~ Matthew Arnold I have been blessed in so many ways throughout these 40 Days of Forgiveness! I haven forgiven others, have been forgiven, and I have forgiven myself. Others who are passionate about forgiveness and are considering…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 39 Let Forgiveness Settle In

          “May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 38 Seeing the Good is What Counts

        Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts.  It’s what you do with what you have left. ~Hubert Humphrey To see the good takes effort and patience, especially when it’s a stressful situation or we just would rather wring someone’s neck instead. Seeing the good means…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 35 Get Your Needs Met

            “The bittersweet about truth is that nothing could be more hurtful, yet nothing could be more helpful.” ~ Mike Norton We all want to get our needs met.  We struggle to make it happen the way we think it should be. We run up against resistance and stay in locked…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 34 Let’s Get Physical!

          “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…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 32 Positive Shift Happens

          “View life through a wide angle lens attitude and see your horizons broaden.” ~ Stephen Richards An integral part of the forgiveness process is the mental shift. The mental shift begins when you take a negative perspective and move it to a positive one with a preference statement. “I would prefer…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 31 The Truth is Revealed

          “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.…
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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 28 The Strength of Holding On

        ‎ “The condition of an enlightened mind is a surrendered heart. ” ~ Alan Redpath The Strength of Holding On serves us well. It keeps us safe. It protects our heart until it hardens too. The Strength of Holding On gives us the power we need to get through our day…
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