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 06/19/2022

I bless all fathers with thoughts of gratitude. I am grateful for fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers, and all father figures who care for children and families. I pray they are called always to follow their guidance and to act to express divine love. I envision their hearts and minds opening to receive blessings of strength, patience,Continue reading “Daily Word 06/19/2022”

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 05/15/2022

Taking responsibility for my life leads me to freedom.  Each life has its share of ups and downs. Like most people, I have felt blessed by my happy experiences and laid low by my more difficult ones. I have used the spiritual tools of forgiveness and gratitude to learn from and move beyond my moreContinue reading “Daily Word 05/15/2022”

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 04/04/2022

I MOVE FORWARD REFRESHED AS I RELEASE WHAT I NO LONGER NEED. A cluttered space may feel restrictive, even disorienting. I may feel overwhelmed by the accumulation, unable to easily access what I need. The same is true for my mind when I hold on to old ways of thinking, beliefs I’ve outgrown, and resentmentsContinue reading “Daily Word 04/04/2022”

Daily Word 02/26/2022

DIVINE GRACE FLOWS THROUGH ME TO BLESS OTHERS. Throughout my life, I have been blessed by the grace of God more times than I can remember. It has come to me through many channels, as an unexpected kindness, the help I did not have to ask for, and the forgiveness I didn’t think I deserved.Continue reading “Daily Word 02/26/2022”

Daily Word 02/24/2022

FORGIVENESS HEALS MY HEART. 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 worthContinue reading “Daily Word 02/24/2022”

Daily Word 01/28/2022

AS I FORGIVE OTHERS, I AM HEALED. Today I take the words of the Bible to heart and commit to forgiving, even if I have to do it again and again. I understand it’s natural to feel resentful when someone does or says something that hurts me. I don’t judge myself for feeling hurt, butContinue reading “Daily Word 01/28/2022”