Forgiveness Transcends Guilt

Is there someone in your life who is in need of your forgiveness? Rather than deepening the divide, find unity. Atonement - “at one ment” with the Divine - is available to all and is our objective. It is the way to undo the belief that anything is for you alone. To forgive is to overlook and see beyond the error of another person. Witness the Divine Presence in the other and know that you are not separate from them. In doing so, judgement is not passed but rather love is extended. There are times when to forgive someone can be more painful than the wound inflicted. And yet, there can be no peace without forgiveness.

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Radical Forgiveness & the Practice of Ho'oponopono

The practice of Ho’oponopono is a Hawaiian tradition of forgiveness by healing memories of the past in order to be aware, receptive, and loving in the present.  This timeless practice is aimed at creating a new perspective in how one interacts with his or her environment. Using the simple mantra, “I’m sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. I love you,” creates an opening for reconciliation of old memories. Once used by the Hawaiian people to solve disputes among their community, the healing benefits of Ho’oponopono has been shared to create meaningful change in the world.

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