To be human means to forgive. Again. And again and again and again! To forgive yourself and others, repeatedly!
And yet, when are we ever given lessons on forgiveness before there is some horrible thing we have to forgive? If we are lucky, we observe it being modeled by our parents.
Understand the bigger picture
Understanding the larger spiritual nature of the world and having some sense that the world is not all about us and our egos gives us more tolerance, so there is less we have to forgive!
Understanding can often make forgiveness either unnecessary or easier.
If we all wore invisible "forgiving glasses," it might remind us to be more discerning, live more consciously, be more aware of the spiritual activity going on around us all the time, and to work with that, rather than focus only on ourselves!
We can focus on doing the work of fulfilling our life purpose -- to be joyful, connect, make a difference, serve others, grow, develop and become wiser!
Do you easily "take" offense? Is it easy for people to do something you have to forgive? If so, it's time to work out why! Do you feel a victim?
In some cases you may truly be, and our job is to step up, to believe we are worth more, set boundaries and safely make a stand and move on if the conditions continue.
More commonly, we ad...
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