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True Forgiveness

I am working on a course through Pathways of Light. There is a prayer in it that I like very much and the course asked me to try this and write about it. This is what I wrote.

True Forgiveness

This thought of distress

or conflict is a lie.

I am willing to let it go.

It was fathered by fear

And will not protect me.

It is a defense

against the Truth.

I no longer need to make

this form of separation real.

I had to get my car serviced today and there were several people not wearing their masks or not wearing them properly. My first thought was one of judgment and that judgment caused me immediate distress. I decided to let it go because it was obvious it was fathered by fear. My judgment could not protect me. In fact, my judgment against my brothers was a defense against Love. It only resulted in making me feel separate and vulnerable and did absolutely no good for anyone. I have been asking the Holy Spirit to point to these errant ego thoughts so I could decide if I want to keep them or not. Definitely a “not” this morning. I relaxed and opened my heart to love and acceptance of everyone. I was happy and peaceful. This is such a better choice.

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