Friday, August 18, 2017

Seventy Times Seven

December 16, 2015 by  
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Like most people, I used to think that forgiveness was about letting others off the hook. I thought it meant telling someone that I forgave him or her. I thought it was something I proffered magnanimously to others, ensconced in my rightness. I thought it something that I doled out to the deserving like tablespoons of water to someone dying of thirst.

Be Gentle On Yourself

August 12, 2013 by  
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I haven’t written a blog in a few moons. Everyday I look at my “to-do” list and there, big and bold like a billboard on a highway, is “WRITE BLOG”. And every day, the blog goes unwritten, the billboard fading away in the distance of the busy-ness of my day. As the no-blog days accumulate, […]

How to cut the emotional chains

July 19, 2010 by  
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“When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.” –  Catherine Ponder What wise words from Catherine Ponder.  Today, ask yourself: Who am I holding resentment towards? What effect is this having […]

One person CAN make a difference

February 11, 2010 by  
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Today marks 20 years since the release of Nelson Mandela from prison.  I remember that day so vividly – like yesterday.  The sight of him walking out of the prison gates, with his fist held high was riveting.  For many of us, it was a dream come true – a dream that we had hoped […]

11 ways that I use journaling

October 22, 2009 by  
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My Latin teacher in high school would drill into us the importance of writing things down, pointing out that when you write something you commit it to memory.  I therefore developed the habit of writing down my thoughts in my teen years.  Journaling is one of the most valuable techniques for consciousness and awareness.  It […]