Category Archives: Forgiveness

How to Forgive–7 Tips on How to Forgive

Do you often hear about the importance of forgiveness but you are not quite sure how to forgive someone or a situation? Do you struggle to forgive? If you would like some practical tips to help you forgive, you’re in … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: Avoid This Mistake When You Forgive Someone

What attitude can sabotage an effort to forgive? How can your lack of knowledge actually make a situation worse? Recently a friend and I went to lunch together. On the drive there, I shared with Linda* about my blog to … Continue reading

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Let Yourself Have Your Anger

How do you deal with your anger? Do you let it all out or do you hold it in? Some people are totally expressive with their anger. If you are around them, you know in no uncertain terms that they … Continue reading

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How to Let Go of an Offense

Whatever you focus on increases. If you focus on an offense from someone, the anger and resentment increases. If you focus on trying to understand yourself and the other person, your wisdom and understanding will increase. A friend of mine … Continue reading

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Relationship Help: How to Handle Relationship Mistakes

Have you ever blown it in the way you handled a relationship or a relationship situation? Maybe you you were not as considerate or as kind as you would like. Maybe you made a  mistake that caused hurt to the other person … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution: How Do You Respond to an Apology?

How do you respond to an apology? Do you further berate the person for the mistake and make them “pay?” Or do you receive the apology and extend grace to the other person? I had a couple of responses to … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution: What to Do When You Have Problems with Resentment?

It takes courage to be honest and admit to a negative emotion such as resentment. Once we come out of denial and start seeing this in ourselves, we can feel bad that we are in that place. We know it’s wrong but we … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Over Being Offended?

When someone offends you, what do you want to do in response? When someone does something to offensive, a natural reaction, out of your own pain, is to lash back. You want to hurt them back or let them know that was … Continue reading

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Forgiveness, What Makes it Difficult?

What causes us to be resentful and unforgiving? Every time someone offends or harms us in some way, they disregard a right we believe we should have. It is hard to release something we believe we have the right to and … Continue reading

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How Can You Get Out of the Resentment Trap?

A common problem many of us have is resentment in some area of our life especially as it relates to relationships. Hurtful things happen. That is a normal part of relationships. Webster dictionary defines resentment as “a feeling of indignant … Continue reading

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