Category Archives: On Forgiveness

Musings on, insights into and explorations of forgiveness and related concepts.

Thanksgiving Family Gathering – 5 Tips to Help You Enjoy It More

Here in the States, we’re just over a week away from our Thanksgiving Day holiday.  It’s a day when groups of family and friends, large and small, traditionally gather to feast and celebrate together. It’s a day that is meant to … Continue reading

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Haunted by Past Events?

With Halloween almost upon us it’s a great time to ask, “Are you haunted by past events in any way?”  Do thoughts of regret, resentment, guilt, shame or blame ever plague you and disturb your peace?  The good news is, you … Continue reading

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Your Secrets for Freedom – New Call Series Begins

Your Secrets for Freedom Sharing and Inspiration Call Freedom! It’s something that most everyone wants to have more of.  The freedom to be who you are. The freedom to do what you choose. The freedom to speak openly.  So how … Continue reading

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Tragic Results of a Mistaken Identity

I heard someone say in an interview recently, that there is only one good reason to talk about and discuss the perpetrator of shocking crime or tragic event. That is to see what can be learned and done to prevent … Continue reading

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Negative Judgments, Pushpins and Forgiveness

The concepts of forgiveness are misunderstood by many people – maybe even by you. But how does this relate to negative judgments and pushpins?  Read on to find out. So, what is forgiveness? In its simplest sense forgiveness happens when … Continue reading

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From Fall Into Forgiveness – Making a New Choice for the Holidays

Changing Seasons I have something to confess.  I’m an Autumn denier. I try to hang on to the feeling of summer time for as long as I can each year. Living here in San Diego, California it’s a pretty easy … Continue reading

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Forgiving is Not Condoning, Part 1

This is a post from one of the Forgiveness Club’s sister blogs.  The topic is relevant to many discussions of forgiveness so I wanted to share a modified version of it here too.  To see the original and find other … Continue reading

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Relieving Oneself of the Burden of Being a Victim

“Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim–letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor.”  C.R. Strahan … Continue reading

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Forgiveness – for Those of Us Who Love Poorly

“Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all people love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven every day, every hour increasingly. That is the great work of love … Continue reading

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Apologize and Forgive – Clearing the Air for Clear Communication

In our busy, often stressful lives, most of us at times have lapses of judgment, are careless, thoughtless or do other things to inadvertently hurt others in small or large ways.  Every one of these incidents presents an opportunity to apologize … Continue reading

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