Yom Kippur teaches us the value of forgiveness. Cultivating compassion and loving-kindness to forgive others is great. But it must start within.
How do we ask for forgiveness if we are unable to offer it to others? If we can change, isn’t it fair to assume others can also change?
Forgiveness is not merely a response to an apology; it is something we can do even without an apology.
To avoid the pain of regret and disappointment, we often try to turn every failure and mistake into an “opportunity” or a “lesson.” But when we bypass the pain, we deny ourselves the true growth opportunity.
Some attacks create wounds beneath the surface; invisible but no less painful. Here’s how to heal them.
Negative energy from the past can keep us stuck. To move forward, we must clear the path from our past through acknowledging, feeling, and forgiving.
Stop saying “I’m sorry” when you have nothing to apologize for. And when you do have something to be sorry for, apologize like you mean it.