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The Easter of Your Life

 

Christianity's most sacred holiday is more than the celebration of the life of Jesus. It is the celebration of the potential that Jesus represents and the knowledge that we, too, are capable of leading a life that shines with the light of God.

 

Forgive a Little: People You Know, People You Don't

Forgive a Little: People You Know, People You Don't

Why do you need forgiveness to reach your Dream? When you're not forgiving, you're angry and tight. You're holding onto old hurts and hugging your rightness around you like a parka against the stinging winds of change. Your arms are crossed and your mind is crossing out possibilities.

If you think about it, what we can't forgive is really who we can't forgive: nonrelatives, our parents, our partners, and ourselves. We're going to look at each of these in turn-and do something about them.

Why? Because they're impeding your progress toward your Dream.

I Willingly Forgive Others

I Willingly Forgive Others

One of the great barriers to an experience of God's presence is lack of forgiveness. We justify our anger, and it becomes resentment, and if it is fed long enough by hurtful memories, thoughts of revenge and behavior, it grows into hatred, and a hate-filled soul cannot feel God's love. We may strike out at the other person, but our hands are around our own throat, restricting our ability to breathe peace and harmony into our world. We limit ourselves with our lack of forgiveness of others, but it is also possible to be unwilling to forgive ourselves ...