Category Archives: Forgiveness

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, March 30th, 2022 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“The reality is that all individuals are simply doing the best they know how to do at any particular time, given the level of their awareness of spiritual principles. People are usually so focused on their own life that they … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, March 18th, 2022 by Walter E. Jacobson M.D. in FORGIVE TO WIN

Compiler’s note: Today marks the 23rd anniversary for “Ponder on This.” While I rarely post new content anymore [just ran out of gas in all sincerity :)], it’s my hope that the re-posted messages are providing value for you. FYI, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. in THE WAYS OF THE MYSTIC: SEVEN PATHS TO GOD

“Forgiveness is one of the least understood of all spiritual practices. It has nothing to do with conditioning poor behavior in ourselves and others. Rather, it calls us to responsibility. In forgiving ourselves, we make the journey from guilt for … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022 by Walter E. Jacobson M.D. in FORGIVE TO WIN

“We are oftentimes reluctant to forgive others because we think that, by doing so, we are making the statement that: (1) We’re okay with what they did, (2) We’re letting them off the hook and not expecting them to be … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 by Marianne Williamson in ILLUMINATA

“Attack is an easier response than forgiveness, and that is why we are so tempted to give into it. Throughout our lives, we have seen more anger than examples of true forgiveness. Forgiveness does not mean we suppress our anger; … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 by Catherine Ponder in OPEN YOUR MIND TO PROSPERITY

“Cleanse your mind for prosperity by practicing forgiveness. Many people are never permanently prospered, no matter what else they do, because they are holding grudges and negative feelings toward others. Until they get down to business and forgive, their prosperity … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 by Alan Cohen in DARE TO BE YOURSELF

“There is one criterion by which you can ascertain if you are looking a situation with a clear mind: Can you laugh about it? If you cannot, you can be sure fear has gotten a foothold on your consciousness and … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, October 11th, 2021 by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in YOU’LL SEE IT WHEN YOU BELIEVE IT

“Our need to forgive is a monumental misperception. The belief that others should not have treated us the way that they did is, of course, the ultimate absurdity. The universe is always working, and so is everything in it, even … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, August 23rd, 2021 by Lily Fairchilde in SONG OF THE PHOENIX

“Hatred, vengeance, guilt, and self-condemnation are toxic emotions which feed on the inability to forgive. They weaken the body, mind and soul. Love strengthens; it heals and makes you whole. To prove this to yourself, take a moment to go … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, July 23rd, 2021 by Don Henley in THE HEART OF THE MATTER

“There are people in your life, who’ve come and gone. They’ve let you down, you know they’ve hurt your pride. You better put it all behind you, because life goes on. You keep carrying that anger, It will eat you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, July 15th, 2021 by Joseph Murphy in THE POWER OF YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND

“Life forgives you when you cut your finger. The subconscious intelligence within you sets about immediately to repair it. New cells build bridges over the cut. Should you take some tainted food by error, Life forgives you and causes you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 by Dr. Joseph Murphy in THE POWER OF YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND

“Let us suppose you had an abscess in your jaw about a year ago. It was very painful. Ask yourself if it is painful now. The answer is in the negative. Likewise, if someone has hurt you, lied about and … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, August 14th, 2020 by Hueina Su in INTENSIVE CARE FOR THE NURTURER’S SOUL

“Some people hold on to resentment, anger, guilt,and hurt from their past. Have you ever seen older people with permanently grouchy faces? It’s like they are wearing years of pain, hurt and resentment on their faces, and they tend to … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, May 11th, 2020 by Terry Cole-Whittaker in LIVE YOUR BLISS

“Forgiveness is about letting someone off the hook for doing whatever he did, which automatically lets us off the hook. This illustrates the teaching that it is only when we forgive others that our mistakes are forgiven and we are … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, March 6th, 2020 by David Simon in THE TEN COMMITMENTS

“It’s much more challenging to forgive when we believe that someone knowingly hurt another person. Lying, emotional or physical abuse, stealing, committing adultery, indulging in addictive behaviors – the pain and anger generated by these choices are more difficult to … Continue reading

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