THE ANCIENT HEART OF FORGIVENESS

Forgiveness is the capacity to let go of the suffering and betrayals and to choose love. It shifts us from the small separate sense of ourselves and helps us free ourselves from the suffering of the past. Nicely explained with the example of a woman forgiving the person who killed her son, which freed her and brought about a change in the killer.

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