A client of mine asked how she could let go of right and wrong. She brought up examples of situations that to her seemed unforgivable, such as abuse or murder.
I suggested that she focus on a situation personal to her – one bringing up anger, frustration, sadness (some form of upset). She did that, and we walked step-by-step through the process of Self-forgiveness.
My client was so courageous. She sat with uncomfortable feelings and we used them to heal an issue inside of her. The gold for her wasn’t some amorphous thing out there, rather it was her inner experience of loneliness, hurt, that feeling of “I can’t handle this for one more minute.” Going with that brought forward the underlying thing she didn’t want to forgive.
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