Alexander Pope said, “To err is human, to forgive, divine” So, making a mistake is part of being a human being. Forgiveness,comes from a Higher Power, our Creator…God, Yahweh…you fill in the blank of what works for you.
I was ill for about 2 weeks, you may have noticed the lack of blog posts,…
Think I caught the flu from the canned air on the flight home. That just wiped me out! The first week-ugh! The 2nd week,I felt lethargic,kinda blah and depressed…I had tons of things to do, but, did I do them? Not really. So, I’m learning to forgive myself and be gentle with myself. I think many of us go-go-go and forget to take care of ourselves,both physically but, also, emotionally. As you might guess this is 1.
- Go easy on yourself. If you make a mistake or get sick or run yourself into exhaustion, learn to forgive yourself-chalk it up to being human and not perfect.
- Another reason to forgive ourselves is to put the past behind you & move forward in the present. Beating yourself up serves no purpose! It can be detrimental to starting anything.
- We need to forgive other people. Holding a grudge is a waste of time and energy. Being able to forgive others, accept their apology, if given and move on. How can you forgive yourself but not others?