Burning In Hell For All Eternity? Nope.

Recent headlines about the U.S. President making horrifying remarks about a dead senator burning in hell really upset me. Not only is speaking of a colleague in such a negative manner, extending the pain of grief for the deceased’s loved ones, absolutely abominable, it’s also propagating the religious narrative that…

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Forgiveness is for the Forgiver

When I participated in Deepak Chopra’s meditation for compassion this past week, he said several things which really resonated with me. I think one of the most important for people to hear was his response to a question about forgiveness: “Forgive not because the other person deserves it, but because…

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The Power of Forgiveness

This is my meditation today as I ponder the idea of forgiveness and forgiving. I realize that forgiving yourself is a good start. Forgive yourself all transgressions knowing they are forgiven. Forgive yourself for those things that always make you feel “woulda, coulda, shoulda” and just recognize your life as…

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