Forgiveness is for You (Not Whoever You are Forgiving)

One of my favorite quotes, attributed to Swami Muktananda, says we need to keep forgiving until we realize there is nothing to forgive. Over the years since I heard it I have come to grok it on different levels and from different points of view.

Obviously, if you accept the notion that you create your reality — all of it — no exceptions — then it makes no sense at all to blame someone else for anything in your life. If you create it all, even what someone else does in your life that affects you was created (or attracted) by you. So, if you are feeling like a victim of someone’s deeds, start out by forgiving them. Keep forgiving them until you realize it is all your creation and no forgiveness is required.

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No Buts Please

I received this message from Source on February 12, 1987

Dear Ones,

We have talked to you about the fictional prices people think they must pay to achieve their dreams. (See Price To Pay, published on May 25, 2010.)

There is another method of freeing yourself from these limiting thoughts which you may wish to consider. It is deceptively simple. Of course, those of you who have worked with us know that all we have to say is deceptively simple. The truth is never complex or difficult. It is always very simple. The truth may appear to be complex at times because it permeates all that is and is therefore connected to all truth. However, it remains extremely simple.

The second method I spoke of is to simply eliminate the use of a certain 3-letter word from the vocabulary and speech and thought patterns. You may say “That is easy”, and I assure you that you will find yourself using this word more than you thought. If fact, you will be surprised at how often this word is used in your speech and the speech of all you encounter. As you train yourself to notice it more and more, you will realize what a very powerful word it is and how it creates your reality. What is this word?

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