Daily Word 02/24/2022


Few things have the constricting effect on my heart that resentment does. Even if I believe my anger is justified, I realize I am paying too high a price by holding on to it and letting it fester. Withholding forgiveness is a punishment I inflict only upon myself. Nothing is worth sacrificing my peace of mind.

Today I shift my thoughts away from what someone said or did that caused me to feel hurt. Instead, I place my attention on healing through forgiveness. I bless my tenderest self with thoughts of love and peace. Even if this is difficult at first, I keep at it, trusting that divine love within will soften my heart.

I begin to open myself to forgiveness. This burgeoning willingness is the first small step toward healing my heart.

For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call on you.—Psalm 86:5

Published by Amy

“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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