Archive for the ‘Forgiveness’ Category

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” —Buddha It’s awfully difficult to let go of certain things when we get angry at someone, but we all know that when we hold on to it we are […]

“Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” —Malachy McCourt If someone has hurt and/or angered us and we are ruminating in it, there is only one option to free us from it. That one thing is called forgiveness and it is not easy. Forgiveness doesn’t mean we forget the […]

Learn from Mistakes

Posted: 18th December 2006 by Barb in Forgiveness, Growth, Uncategorized

“Even God cannot change the past.” —Agathon We all do things that we come to regret either immediately or some time later. We make mistakes that cannot be erased. And sometimes we do things that we know in the very moment we are doing them that the action is wrong. What we do with those […]

“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 Resentments can tear us apart and the other person may not even know that we are angry. They […]