Forgiveness is for yourself, not for others

Forgive anyone who has caused you pain or harm. Keep in mind that forgiving is not for others. It is for you. Forgiving is not forgetting. It is remembering without anger. It frees up your power, heals your body, mind and spirit. Forgiveness opens up a pathway to a new place of peace where youContinue reading “Forgiveness is for yourself, not for others”

COVID19?? are you living with worries?

Once, when visiting a mentor and spoken to him my worries he asked, “you live in terror, in constant fear, why? Have you stolen? No! Have you done something bad or bad to someone? So “ Yes, worries, doubts, and anxieties are a normal part of life. It’s natural to worry about an unpaid bill,Continue reading “COVID19?? are you living with worries?”

‘green-eyed monster’ of Jealousy in Marriage

Finding yourself bothered by the ‘green-eyed monster’? You’re not alone. Many people find themselves dealing with jealous feelings in relationships and just as many find it difficult to admit to. Jealousy is a painful emotion, and most of us hate to admit that we ever feel it. To be romantically jealous is to recognize thatContinue reading “‘green-eyed monster’ of Jealousy in Marriage”

The wound is the place where the light gets in.

  “The wound is the place where the light gets in.”– Rumi, 13th Century poet and philosopher. Walking through the pain – feeling it, being with it, listening to it – can be our guide in getting through it and coming out the other side of it. Rumi may be telling us that walking through the pain we willContinue reading “The wound is the place where the light gets in.”

Look up to the sky

In the sky there are always answers and explanations for everything: every pain, every suffering, joy and confusion. Ishmael Beah, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier.    Beah is speaking here from his experience growing up in Sierra Leone. Beah’s recollection of his father’s words helps him to keep pushing forward, even thoughContinue reading “Look up to the sky”

Embrace change and do your research = Nemawashi

You are in the business of change. In fact, we are all in the business of change. We try to get customers to accept our offer. We try to get colleagues to support our cause. We try to get friends to join our Saturday dinner. Making change happen is what most of us do, mostContinue reading “Embrace change and do your research = Nemawashi”