I’ve been thinking a lot about my New Year’s intention. Last year it was confidence. This year, it’s all about forgiveness.
Forgiveness is this funny thing. You can say you forgive someone, but then some times goes by, something happens and you realize you are still holding on to the hurt thought you released. You can tell yourself you’ve moved on, but all it takes is one simple word or action and you’re back in the place you started. Forgiveness is, by definition, the action of stopping or cancelling an emotion and thereby the act of letting go. As I examine what this intention will mean to me in 2016, I understand that in order to forgive I must learn to truly surrender. [Read more…]