Daily Word 08/19/2022

I forgive and put the past behind me. Unforgiveness keeps me bound to the past. Ruminating over old hurts, revisiting scenes of long-ago personal dramas, and dredging up hard feelings trap me in a state of bitterness and make my life feel small and cold. I am ready to live a full and vibrant life.Continue reading “Daily Word 08/19/2022”

Daily Word 07/23/2022

I am liberated when I forgive. I bind myself to the past and place limits on my future when I withhold forgiveness and cling to resentment. I want to free myself from these heavy feelings and live with a clear mind and clean heart. Even if I feel my resentment is justified, I can lookContinue reading “Daily Word 07/23/2022”

Daily Word 06/21/2022

I walk the path of forgiveness. I embark upon my forgiveness journey the moment I decide to forgive, but, as with any journey, it is a process that may take some time to complete. I begin by identifying any resentments I may be holding. I lift my hard feelings into the light and then performContinue reading “Daily Word 06/21/2022”

Daily Word 05/22/2022

I begin my journey of forgiveness. Unforgiveness is a heavy bag of rocks I carry on my shoulders. When I drop the bag and begin to set the rocks aside one by one, I embark upon a healing journey. God is with and within me on this journey as my constant support and strength. WhenContinue reading “Daily Word 05/22/2022”

Daily Word 04/15/2022

I AM WILLING TO FORGIVE. In Luke’s gospel, Jesus is so attuned to divine love that he asks forgiveness for those who are putting him to death. Jesus’ example inspires me to release any resentment, bitterness, or anger I feel, no matter how much I believe those feelings are justified. I recognize that unwillingness toContinue reading “Daily Word 04/15/2022”

Daily Word 03/02/2022

WITH GRATITUDE, I BEGIN MY LENTEN JOURNEY. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a spiritually rich period of contemplation and discovery. The Lenten season is fertile ground in which to plant new seeds of growth. Just as I would pull weeds before planting a beautiful garden, I give up negative thinking to make roomContinue reading “Daily Word 03/02/2022”

Daily Word 02/25/2022

WITH PRAYERFUL CONFIDENCE, I FAITHFULLY FOLLOW JESUS’ TEACHINGS. The power of faith underlies the choices I am called to make throughout my life. I am faithful to my principles, beliefs, goals, and work. I am faithful to God, to myself, and to my family and friends. When I agree to undertake a task or commitContinue reading “Daily Word 02/25/2022”

Daily Word 9/16/2021

Forgive RELEASING THE PAST, I LEARN AND GROW BY FORGIVING. “Today I forgive my past mistakes and missteps. Throughout my life, I have learned and grown in God. Even experiences that I may have considered hurtful still have helped me grow. Many of my more unpleasant experiences have contributed to my soul’s evolution. With compassionateContinue reading “Daily Word 9/16/2021”