Duration: 7min 45sec
Real forgiveness takes place when we understand that the only reason that our friends and family were the way they were is because of the unconscious pain they were in. When we finally understand our own pain, then there is compassion.
Whenever we find ourselves in some "unwanted" part of ourselves, perhaps reliving an old heartache or caught in the throes of some irrepressible anger, old fear, or unyielding worry, part of this unwanted moment includes our certainty that we're trapped in this condition. And compounding our confusion over feeling ourselves captive in this way are all of the attending negative inner voices. Th...
Many times, darkness is the medium, sorrow the seed, and the subsequent humility conceived in these trials is the divine garden in which our soul flowers.