Why Forgiving Ourselves Frees Us to Truly Love

Lessons in Forgiveness

“Forgiveness does not mean condoning or agreeing with a horrendous act. It is a decision to no longer attack oneself. It is quite simply the decision not to suffer.” – Gerald Jampolsky.

How many of us suffer? Unknowingly brought on or perpetuated by our very selves? For me, in my younger years I felt this unease much of the time. I didn’t have the knowledge nor connection with wholeness – body-mind-emotion-spirit – that can come with time and experience. I always considered forgiveness something one did toward or asked of another. Forgive myself? Whole new concept. And one I learned coming across a book that made a life-changing impression on me. Still does. “Love Is Letting Go Of Fear”, by Gerald Jampolsky, Child and Adult Psychiatrist …


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