I Found My Forgiveness After 25 Years of Disrespecting Her

As far as I remember, Almas is the only girl — after Tina and Leonie — I have troubled the most in school. I was notorious and we used to sit together in standard seven; around 1991. I don't know have happened and one day, I poked a sharp-pointed something in her arm. She cried and cried … Continue reading I Found My Forgiveness After 25 Years of Disrespecting Her

My Gratitude to the Forgivers

I never paid attention to asking for forgiveness from the ones I hurt, until the day I got hurt repeatedly. I attended a spiritual retreat that taught me to introspect and look inside. My guru told me that it’s all inside. I was taught how to introspect for days together and to my shock, I found my … Continue reading My Gratitude to the Forgivers

Why Should We Practice Forgiveness?

Forgiveness is good not just for the person forgiven, but for the person who forgives. We often think of forgiveness as a kind, magnanimous act — an act of mercy or compassion extended to someone who wronged us. While that can be true, research over the past few decades has revealed enormous personal benefits to … Continue reading Why Should We Practice Forgiveness?

The Heart of Forgiveness

It’s essential to forgive yourself and others to release your guilt and decide to not allow it to suffocate you and your future opportunities. Forgiveness isn’t the same as acceptance of the hurt. It’s about taking care of yourself so that you can move forward with your life without being controlled by the guilt or … Continue reading The Heart of Forgiveness