Sometimes people hurt us, with or without intention. A word, a gesture, an action taken by someone can trigger in us emotions that we feel as being negative for us, we feel as if “they hurt us”. And then we may choose to let it go, forget about it and move on with our lives but at times those actions can hurt us and leave a mark in our hearts. That is when we have the choice to forgive in order to let that emotion go out of our system, out of our energy field. Not forgiving something keeps an open wound in our hearts and makes us feel like someone did something bad to us, like their opinion or action has power over us and ultimately this can be turn into resentment, hate or a serious illness.

Why this happens? Because we are energy, we are in fact a spirit living in a body, not a body carrying a soul. When we cannot forgive someone we in fact keep a negative thought inside our minds which becomes a negative feeling and will create negativity in our energy field. Since the body always follows the energy field, a pain caused by not forgiving will eventually translate into an unwanted physical condition.

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If instead we choose to forgive whatever we feel may hurt us, we are doing ourselves a huge favour and these are just a few of the benefits of forgiving:

  • Physical health: forgiveness comes from unconditional love; it brings light inside of us, while keeping feelings of resentment will bring in negative energy. If not forgiving for long enough can lead to disease, forgiveness will first take out a burden from our heart, more love comes in, we radiate more love and since our body follows, it will heal itself. In fact our hearts are going to heal our bodies.

 

  • Emotional detach: a wound in our hearts has power over us as long as we allow it, as long as we choose to give it power, be it consciously or unconsciously. When we forgive in fact we release a shadow from our hearts and that will allow more light in. This will translate in changing hurtful emotions with loving ones. You know you forgave something when the memory of that hurt has the same emotional power as the memory of the dress you wore last year.

 

  • Energetic detach: we are what we think and our energy field is created and maintained by our thoughts and emotions. When we have thoughts of resentment, our energy field becomes weaker and will permit more negative energy to come in. When instead we choose to forgive, we send out thoughts and feelings of love and acceptance and this translates in a stronger energy field. We will also find it much easier to smile, to notice the miracles around us and even to attract joyful people because they will feel the energy of love coming out of us. And who doesn’t want to be around the energy of love?

 

  • Live in the present moment: when we have difficulty forgiving, we in fact live in the past. As long as we didn’t forgive, that thought, that memory or that action keeps coming into our minds and hearts. It keeps coming back because it looks to be released and it is our entire choice, our free will to do it or not. Something we cannot forgive will come back to our memory, that feeling of hurt will keep coming back and occupy our hearts and minds and we stay stuck in that past moment keep living it over and over again. We cannot see our present; we cannot see the sun on the sky today just because it rained yesterday. Yes, there may still be drops of water around, but the sun is shining and we can now enjoy its warm touch. We can only live fully in the present moment when we learn to forgive the past and move on.

Forgiveness doesn’t mean agreeing with someone’s unfair or hurtful behaviour, nor does it mean to allow that person to hurt us again. Forgiveness means: I know what you did, I know it was not pleasant for me and I choose not to allow it to have power over me again. I choose to let it go.

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Tools to help you forgive:

1.Meditation
Meditation brings you in a state where your higher self is better heard and understood and visualisation helps create anything you want. This is a very powerful tool to manifest anything, including forgiveness. You can visualise yourself in the presence of that person and tell them all the things you felt when they hurt you, all the things you disagree with and how you feel about that matter. Then you can see a cord of blue light between your heart and their heart and send them love and acceptance. When people hurt you usually they don’t do it with that intention, in fact they act out of fear of not being heard or accepted or not good enough and when you send them love you help dissipate that fear. You can as well picture yourself holding their hands, looking in their eyes and telling them you understand them, you forgive them and love them. The simple intention to forgive someone will work magic and will start the healing process.

2.The letter
If you feel you cannot communicate to the one who hurt you but have unspoken words in your throat wanting to come out in order to heal, write a letter to that person. Write there all you feel, how they hurt you, how much you hate them for that if the case, anything that goes through your mind and heart. Then burn that letter with the intention that your message goes to that person and your conflict is resolved. Trust me, your heart will feel much lighter once all the paper burned.

3.Blessings
This is a hard method to be done, but very effective. It requires first of all taking responsibility for your experiences. In fact everything that happens to us happens for a reason and there is a lesson to be learned from it. When you can accept that you had your own role in the matter, even if only because you may have hurt that person in a past life, when you can see that for whatever reason your soul choose to experience this, you in fact take responsibility for your experience and then it doesn’t have power over you anymore. Next send blessings and thoughts of love to the one you feel that hurt you. You don’t have to agree with their behaviour, just ask they be blessed with light and love. What you think grows, what you feel makes you who you are so when you think blessings and you feel love that is what you become. This may also change that person too, it may make them better people, it may help them heal themselves. Remember: the more you give, the more you receive.

4.Affirmations
Especially when you find it very difficult to forgive someone, the mind simply cannot accept the idea of detaching itself from the situation and in this case the mind needs a bit of training so the heart can heal. This can be achieved with very good results by using these affirmations that help the mind accept forgiveness. Say each of these three affirmations 20 times at least once a day and notice the thoughts, feelings and visions that come to you during the process. Don’t worries if you don’t get any insights, keep going because your mind takes them in anyway. In this example we will use the name John and the affirmations are: “I forgive John for anything he may have done to me now and at any past time”; “I ask forgiveness to John for anything I may have done to him now and at any past time”; “I forgive myself”. Please remember forgiving the self is as important as forgiving others or asking others for forgiveness. They say the most powerful and yet the hardest words to be told are: “Forgive me”; “Thank you”, “I love you”.

I hope you find your own way to forgive anything and anyone you feel ever hurt you in any way and bring only light and love into your lives. A very simple prayer for forgiveness can be: Thank you, Angels for showing me the way to forgive anyone that may have hurt me and be forgiven by anyone I may have hurt. Please help me find forgiveness for myself so that I live a healthy happy life and love unconditionally. And so it is!
Angel blessings!

 

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They say when we heal others we heal ourselves too because light flows through us to the person we want to heal so that light heals us too. They say God gives us people that need to heal the same issues we need to heal ourselves, maybe because God wants us healed too or maybe because we become experts of those issues trying to heal them in ourselves.
What happens though when there is no person coming to be healed and we find ourselves in trouble? How do we heal then? How can we objectively see inside ourselves and take out what no longer serves us? How long do we need to work on it until we reach that light?

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I found myself in this situation for the past weeks. I got myself to the point even doctors could not figure out yet where it comes from. I closed my throat that tight so not even water would go through it. This made me experience all sort of feelings: fear, anxiety, and desperation. I kept asking what the problem is, where it comes from, how and mostly when it will be healed. Doctors are doing their best to help but they can help physical causes and physical damages and they do it great as long as there is a cause of damage they can identify.

 

One thing I know is that our thoughts and beliefs create our reality. If these thoughts are not of love towards ourselves, if we cannot balance giving and receiving, the first to suffer is our energy field. A change in our energy field that lasts long enough will then turn into a physical condition, be it a disease, a disorder, a physical blockage or an allergy. Yes, every physical condition has a mental cause and it takes a lot of inner work to identify and heal it. The benefit of healing the mental cause is that as long as our thoughts are repaired, our energy field restores to normal, the physical condition heals and thought change will prevent our body from creating the same warning again.

 

So here I was, trying to figure out what, why, when while feeling scared and out of balance until I happened to meet one nice old doctor who concluded: my throat has spasms that are created by something else. I felt it as a blessing to still be strong and healthy and at the same time it put me in a state of deep searching. If this is a thing of the mind, what causes it? Talking to this gentleman felt like a revelation, I thought if I created it than I must find a way to get to the root of it.

 

I came home and started to cry tears coming out of my chest, out of my heart. My body screamed: I am enough! I am enough just the way I am! I am perfect in my imperfection! I am a magnificent being and I deserve all the good that comes to me! I am made of love, I am a caring loving person and that’s enough! I am me and nobody else can do a better job at living my life than I do! I am enough and I love and approve myself exactly the way I am!

 

There it was! My revelation, my inner findings, my energetic stuff that made my body shut down from the struggle I was giving it. I wanted to jump into it and heal myself instantly but I have learned healing takes time and Divine time is the perfect time so for a few days I was repeating I am enough and this is not real whenever I was trying to sip water. And it worked most of the times because awareness is the first step in healing. When you find the cause, when you accept it as being what creates the condition, you already took the first step towards healing.

 

Still this was the first step and the second one came with prayers and asking for answers. How did I get there? How did I get to feeling as not being enough? How did I get to feeling I am not good? How did I distant myself from self-love and acceptance? And first I heard one word: overwhelmed. Then I knew, then I acknowledged, then I saw it: I gave the most I could at my day job knowing there were not enough people there and patients need help, I gave the most I could trying to manage home and energy work and my spiritual practice. I had no idea I was overwhelmed and didn’t even notice when I disconnected from myself while pushing my body and mind towards achieving the most I could. I forgot only one person in the world: me. I forgot I need rest, I forgot I need to recharge my batteries in order to continue to function, I forgot that if I am not strong and well, how am I to help others find their way? I forgot to care about my needs and wants.

 

I learned the hard lesson of depleting my energetic potential trying to make others happy. I learned again to take it slowly, one step at a time, one task for one day, one question answered at once and a lot of rest until I am again fully charged. It was reinforced in me something I already knew: every so called problem is in fact a blessing and when things don’t go the way I want I learned to think in fact I have no idea what God saved me from. If my body wouldn’t have given me this warning I would have gone further and maybe create something much worse than I did. If my body wouldn’t have slowed me down maybe I wouldn’t have found my healing path.

 

We take so much for granted believing it will always be there for us, thinking it is our right to have it. In fact all we own is our spirit and all the rest flows from there. We learn to be grateful for our achievements, our possessions, maybe our environment, people in our lives and we may forget at times that every single cell, thing, living being, nature’s creation around us is in fact a gift to be grateful for. This life is given to us for our spiritual growth and each of us has their own journey, their own lessons to learn, their own life to live.

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Today I am grateful for being alive, for being strong, for the air I breath, for the water I drink, for the bed I sleep in, for the birds, grass and flowers in my back yard, for all the people I have ever met because each of them taught me something, for knowing love, compassion, empathy, for each opportunity to learn and grow, for each scar in my heart that made me stronger and shaped who I am today. Today I am simply grateful!

 

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