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5 Quick Steps to Forgiving Yourself

Paige Bartholomew – Forgiving yourself can be a tough one because the person who feels angry, and the person you’re angry with, is the same person – YOU!

Karma Cleanse

Renata Palmo, Contributor Waking Times When we hear the word karma, we often hear it in the context of having done something “bad” and its consequence of justice served, well-deserved. This is a rather small vision of what karma actually is. A clearer short explanation is that the word karma in Sanskrit principally means action…and

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8 Lessons I Recently Learned or Remembered

Seth Jani, Contributor Waking Times Love the Void Seeking external love and validation from other people to fill the little spots of emptiness and loneliness at the heart of your life is doomed to failure. All of us have to dance with the no-man’s (or no-woman’s) land behind the mask of living and no one,

Why Forgiveness is Power

Luminita Saviuc, Purpose Fairy Waking Times “To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.” ~ Robert Muller Do you consider yourself to be a forgiving or resentful person? If somebody has hurt you in the past or did something to make you suffer, would you hold

What Mercy Will You Offer?

Stuart Wilde, Guest Waking Times Some people don’t need redemption, they believe they are perfect, the rest of us need as much redemption as we can get our podgy little hands on. But in order to have forgiveness and acceptance you need to offer it to others. If you can’t, then you are stuck. Often

The Power of Forgiveness

Mary Rivas, Contributor Waking Times The act of forgiveness is a strategy to become neutral, to reset the game, to start fresh. Forgiveness is a decision, an intention to get out of guilt, to clear all the debt and baggage that keeps us stuck in self-destructive patterns. Forgiveness does not mean that you condone the

Why We Need to Develop True Compassion in Our Lives

Barbara-Lynn Freed, Contributing Writer Waking Times True Compassion develops after we have mastered the art of Forgiveness and learned to Love others unconditionally, for Compassion is an action of the transpersonal self. In this state of Beingness, we do not get entangled in the drama and emotions of the present challenge. Rather, we open our

The Buddha Teaches a Lesson on Forgiveness

Waking Times The Buddha was sitting under a tree talking to his disciples when a man came and spit on his face. He wiped it off, and he asked the man, “What next? What do you want to say next?” The man was a little puzzled because he himself never expected that when you spit

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