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Peace Awaits

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 37 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…
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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 26 The Birth 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…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 25 The Sun Always Shines

          “It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” ~ George Eliot If we think about it, God, Spirit, and Nature never give up on us. We experience clouds and storms that bruise and batter us. But the sun is always shining above. We just can’t see it…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 21 Why We Forgive

          We forgive because we are sick and tired of being sick and tired. We forgive to be free of the connection that we established through someone else’s actions. We forgive to recognize our own right to peace. We forgive to let ourselves off the hook for wanting to even the…
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40 Days of Forgiveness – Day 9 The Beauty of Simple Forgiveness

        “Forgiveness is Love in its highest form.” ~ Fr. Joseph Tagg Forgiveness seems difficult and hard to do. It’s not. It’s easy when you have the right tools to be successful and you know what you want.  Relief! Forgiveness in its simplest form is releasing an expectation of someone or something.…
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Hold On Loosely

[youtube]http://youtu.be/03FtDBxmxIs[/youtube]   Thank you for joining us for the fourth installment in our Emotional Intelligence Series. Today, we are talking about holding on too tightly in our relationships. Some of us struggle with the ones we love and at relationships at work and it makes us press even harder to get good feelings back. You…
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Gratitude: The Magic Icing on the Cake of Life

There is no time like the current moment to offer a spirit of gratitude for all that has come our way. Gratitude or thankfulness by definition is a feeling, emotion, or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. To me, gratitude is like a magic icing. It can make…
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