How to Forgive Myself

A few days ago, I listened to a guided meditation that provided a lot of perspective on what I have been going through these past couple of weeks. It was in reference to forgiving yourself, and how often we forget that the most important person that needs forgiveness, is you. How many of us on…

Forgiveness Is Truly a Gift

Learning the new developments of the Rae Carrutth story have taught me nothing more than this one conclusion; forgiveness is truly a gift for those who have studied and learned it thoroughly. A couple of days ago, you may have seen an article or two come out about a 15-page letter that Mr. Carruth penned…

Learning to Forgive and Forget

Do I easily forgive or hold a grudge? I’ll be honest; depending on what it was that made me upset in the first place, I have the tendency to hold a grudge sometimes. I am definitely one who will forgive but never forget, and I’m not proud of it sometimes. I know that forgiveness is…

Forgiveness: A Reflection on Its Impact

I recently listened to a powerful message regarding forgiveness and it made me reflect on my feelings towards the concept of forgiveness and how I have allowed it to impact my life and dealings with situations when it comes to forgiving others. One thing I know about forgiveness; it’s scary as hell.  No one wants…

A Second Chance at a Better Relationship

Everyone deserves second chances and new opportunities to make things better.  I’ve been awarded more second chances in life than I can count; and definitely more than I probably deserved.  As I reflect on the things that I have been through, I can’t help but be grateful for the second chances I have had or…

Trust and Forgiveness. 

Everyone has to battle with the concept of trust and forgiveness at some point of their lives with someone in their lives that they care strongly about.  Lately, I’ve been seeing these 2 things going hand-in-hand with each other, because without initially trusting someone, how can you really forgive them?  I feel that on some…

Sipping Tea with the Enemy…I Mean Ex! A Lesson in Forgiveness…

So I just got done watching the movie, Black Coffee on BET.  The movie was quite interesting; but the part that caught my attention the most was the end.  I will explain it a little: Robert was dating Mita at the beginning of the movie.  Well, Robert lost his job, and his woman because she…