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We all get the same lessons, and the same opportunities, again and again and again. Because I counsel so many people, I’m well aware that we’re all pretty much the same:
The conclusion we draw is that the repeating the same lesson so often is because we’re stupid. We’re idiots, morons, and fools and we “never learn,” and on and on.
These things aren’t true.
We’re not stupid.
I used to feel hopeless and helpless because of the meaning I made of the constant mistakes and errors.
Like the world we live in, I couldn’t feel better unless I blamed someone, and I was the one to blame. Of course, others took some pretty ferocious heat, too. Often, I just felt like I wanted to burn everything down.
My sense of helplessness led me to feel destructive, self-destructive blaming and shaming, and then I’d just spiral down into a puddle of:
“I am fundamentally bad and not good.”
This darkest time of the year (here in the U.S.) was the worst time for me. I didn’t get depressed so much as I’d just get angry. A constant aggressive anger.
When I learned the power of forgiveness, it saved me. It absolutely truly saved me.
And that’s why when I found A Course in Miracles, which is the only spiritual teaching I’ve seen (besides the mystical teachings of the Ascended Masters of St. Germaine, and Jesus, and that group) that is focused around forgiveness.
Forgiveness IS the way out.
In my classes we focus on forgiveness in a particular way that we’ve found to be super-effective at quickly healing, and clearing, and releasing the past hurts and resentment. I call it TRUE forgiveness.
Forgiveness clears the reluctance and resistance.
Why? Because it erases the root cause of it.
Without true forgiveness, we’ll never fully feel free,
and we won’t fulfill our destiny.
Yesterday, I was taking my precious niece, Olivia, who is now a young lady about to graduate from college, on a night out in Manhattan.
I got tickets to a play that I thought she would really like. Olivia is a SUPER Harry Potter fan, and Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry in all the movies, is in a Broadway play called The Lifespan of A Fact. The tickets were $300. I’ve never paid $300 for theatre tickets in my life, but you do these things for the ones you love. Right? Yes!
You see, Olivia’s birthday is a week before Christmas and, like me with my Thanksgiving birthday, we get the short shrift, and I know what that’s like. So, I wished to make this birthday something extra special in a good way
Well, long story short, we missed the first third of the play. We were stuck in NJ waiting for a bus that was 40 minutes late. On top of that, a 35 minute ride took over an hour.
It’s a 90-minute play, and we missed the first 30 minutes. It’s a comedy in many ways, and the first third is where they set up all the laughs. So, I knew going in that we’d miss all the set-ups.
On the ride in, Olivia wasn’t very talkative, which was not what I hoped for. This was our opportunity to bond and connect.
But, I just let it all be.
I called upon the angels to support all of us, everyone in the bus and the driver, in all just being at Peace with was happening.
I couldn’t stop it, and I couldn’t make it go, and I didn’t wish to have any upset on top of missing the first third of the play. I didn’t need to forgive, because I wasn’t making it wrong. AND, I wasn’t particularly tempted.
I could have gone to old patterns of blame and upset. I could of blamed Olivia for scheduling herself at work so that we had to leave so late, and didn’t have time to have a nice dinner, too. That opportunity was definitely there, but I didn’t want to take it.
You see – I’m STILL having similar experiences to my past, but because I don’t make the same meaning of it, I don’t feel like a loser, and I don’t feel like I’m being punished by God.
I do not know what anything is for!!!! Lesson #25 (my exclamation points added)
Not knowing is my way out of hell, and I have taken it so many times, hell is a distant memory and not a place I dwell. Phew!
And this is the great relief that those who practice with us in Masterful Living. Over the course of the year, we can really make MAJOR headway in dissolving the resistance and finding the sense of Love and mastery that is so life-changing.
After the play – the 1 hour we got to see – which was REALLY good, btw – we went for a bite and we had a really nice 2-hour conversation, and we chatted all the way home. We really connected, and it was fun and good, and it was a great evening.
I know that happened because of forgiveness.
It could have really turned in to a big ugly nightmare of blame, and shame, and resentment that we would have nested in for the next 3 weeks before she goes back to school, but that wasn’t a possibility anymore.
AND, I got to demonstrate to her that I really Love her and the mature thing to do is to not judge and move on. Sweet!
Teach only Love for that is what we are at the super strong titanium center of our being!
Of course, I had to forgive myself for all the years of judge, judge, judging or I couldn’t have gotten there – it wouldn’t be possible.
I discovered that TRUE forgiveness is the way out of hell, and I am forever grateful, which is precisely why I decided to start sharing what I was learning. And now, I’m offering my Forgive & Be Free workshop for free online, on video, and inviting you to join me!
I can tell you that as I focused on having happy healthy relationships, my Abundance has increased. I’m not the only one. It really does work. Please join me NEXT weekend in this free 3-part series on forgiveness, and be ready to bring forth miraculous healing, clearing and expansion. Let’s ROCK OUT this year and prepare for 2019!
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