makes my world a safer place. Letting go of resentments protects my physical
and mental health.
others helps me to overcome self-pity. I learn to view myself as a survivor. I handle
disappointments and carry on with my responsibilities.
conflicts brings me peace. When my mind is at ease, I have more energy to
devote to the activities that are meaningful to me.
forgiveness strengthens my relationships. My friendships become more durable. I am able
to interact effectively with a broader range of co-workers and neighbors. This
gives me more support and opportunities to grow.
that forgiveness is a process. Sometimes it is easy. Sometimes I work hard at
find myself unwilling to forgive, I pray and meditate. I think about the
benefits of opening my heart.
challenging situations, I approach forgiveness gradually. I put myself in the other
individual’s position to try to understand their actions. I wish them well even
if I continue to disagree with their decision.
distinguish between pardoning others and being a doormat. When I forgive
someone for any trouble they may have caused me, I enable myself to transform
our relationship. We may grow closer or we may move on to new situations that
are better for both of us.
discover safety and freedom through forgiving myself and others.
one role model who shows me the power of forgiveness?
one example of how I enhanced my own wellbeing by forgiving someone?
my spiritual faith teach me about showing mercy?