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Forgiving

Support Charleston: Forgive!

Colleen Turner | Posted 06.23.2015 | Religion
Colleen Turner

Despite tragedy, the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is providing the world with an example of what the American faith community could be.

The Power of Forgiveness

Colleen Turner | Posted 06.24.2015 | Religion
Colleen Turner

despite such an egregious recent tragedy, this Charleston church community is providing an example of what America could be, what every American Christian, Catholic, Jew, Muslim, and Buddhist, etc. could stand for. Are we up to the task?

Almost Going to Jail Taught Me How to Give!

Ama Nkwa | Posted 06.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ama Nkwa

I have learned about giving through the experience of receiving. There have been a lot of people in my life that gave to me, when they didn't have to,...

17 Things We Know About Forgiveness

New York Magazine | Melissa Dahl | Posted 03.11.2015 | World

The offense-apology-forgiveness cycle is a draining, regimented ritual for public figures. Just in the past few weeks, Benedict Cumberbatch made an il...

Why I Don't Believe in Forgiveness

Myisha Cherry | Posted 04.05.2015 | Black Voices
Myisha Cherry

Resentment is an indicator that moral judging is taking place. Resentment is not just some feeling we have. It is an emotion that has intentional and cognitive content.

Healing by Degrees

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

For me, truth lies in the faith of forgiveness, and when I surrender to this "faith of forgiveness," a newfound freedom enters my life. I don't believe that forgiveness is a one-time act, but rather an unfolding process.

Learning to Fly

Rabbi Will Berkovitz | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Will Berkovitz

The month and days preceding the Jewish High Holidays are when we do what is called a heshbon nefesh: an accounting of the soul. We talk to the folks we may have had challenges with in the past year and we strive to make amends -- to ask for forgiveness.

How To Let Go, Forgive And Ultimately Feel Better

Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Chris Iliades, M.D. Reviewed by Niya Jones, M.D., MPH Being able to forgive a life-changing hurt, humiliation or injustice has emotional and ...

The Power Of Forgiveness

Inc. | Jeff Haden | Posted 05.09.2014 | World

Back then, when a person was pulled over, he didn't stay in his car and wait for the officer to approach. Instead, he'd take the walk of shame back to...

5 Steps To Forgiving Your Ex

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

"Yeah, right! Are you serious?" I hear it all the time from hurt, betrayed and emotionally abused clients who crave to move on but continue to carry t...

5 Ways Parents Can Teach Their Kids To Forgive

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 05.17.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Teach your children that their best revenge is to move on and find their happy.

5 People To Forgive Before The Year Ends

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Amy Shearn There's plenty that can drop off your to-do list. Here is what cannot: letting go of unproductive anger. Yvette, Of Yvette's Th...

A House Remodel That Matters

Robert Hoch | Posted 12.02.2013 | Religion
Robert Hoch

What would it be like to "recalculate" what you're owed, cutting that amount by half?

Finding Forgiveness

Annie Chagnot | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Annie Chagnot

For four years I spent my days reading about the value of forgiveness. But it wasn't until I switched careers to teach in a high-need middle school that I came to understand at a visceral level just how precious and essential forgiveness is, and how it miraculously plays out in daily life.

Sticks and Stones

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 08.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Nate Holzapfel

You are the only person with the power to control yourself. Being you is more than just your favorite color or your favorite food, it's about becoming the person you are capable of being. Creating the real you can be a life-long journey.

How Do You Forgive the Kid Who Murdered Your Son?

Suzan McDowell | Posted 09.02.2013 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

I cannot even imagine how to process the phone call informing you your child is dead. How does the brain take that kind of attack? According to Maria and George Gough, the only way they could live with themselves was to forgive their son's killer in the middle of the trial.

How Forgiving Are You?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

For-give-ness: Pronunciation: \-ˈgiv-nəs\ -- noun -- The act of letting go of one's anger towards someone for having hurt, wounded, betrayed, injur...

What Is Forgiveness?

Pragito Dove | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

I could put my energy into anger and resentment, or focus on loving myself and enjoying my life. How I came to choose the latter is explained in this video.

Why You Should Absolutely Let Go Of Those Grudges

Project Compassion Stanford | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Project Compassion Stanford

These studies show us the cost of not forgiving others can be physically taxing on us. It seems like the world appeared more daunting to our participants who had recalled an incident where they had not forgiven their perpetrator.

5 Strategies To Help You Forgive

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While research indicates that training in forgiveness can actually bring about improvements in both well-being and health, actually forgiving can be easier said than done. If forgiveness is something you want to practice, try one of these strategies.

Forgiveness Is a Verb: It Takes Work

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Most of us think of forgiveness as a gift that we give to another person. But first and foremost, forgiveness is a gift we give to ourselves.

Do You Need To Forgive?

Ron Nikkel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Religion
Ron Nikkel

By forgiving a person who has afflicted or tormented me I am first of all refusing to let the wrong and evil that I am suffering to control my life -- my thoughts and my emotions.

Why Is Forgiving People Hard For Many People?

Quora | Posted 05.14.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Frank Heile, Physicist, Software Engineer, Consciousness Theory This answer is dedicated to ...

WATCH: The Forgiveness Aha That Changed Oprah's Life

OWN | Posted 03.11.2013 | OWN

After 25 years and more than 30,000 guests, Oprah says it was one man's definition of forgiveness on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” that changed her lif...

4 Ways To Forgive And Let Go

Ashley Turner | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Turner

Although forgiving someone (or ourselves) can happen in an instant, my experience is that it is usually a much more lengthy process requiring great patience, trust, persistence and prayer -- more like peeling an onion or a lotus blossoming than a lightning bolt.