Category Archives: Forgiveness

No Reward for Being Good

A letter to all healers and change-makers My Dear Sisters and Brothers, Yesterday I was gifted with a startling realization – one that I believe applies to many (if not all) of the amazing women, men and children I know … Continue reading

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The Truth Cannot Stay Hidden

This weekend, I had the profound confirmation of a theory to which I have long-subscribed – the theory that no matter how hard one tries, truth will not stay long hidden. Truth always finds its way to the light where … Continue reading

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“God” Does Not Save

I am going to bet that a whole lot of people are going to be either offended or frightened by a blog that suggests that “God Doesn’t Save.” Bear with me here…..I promise there is a happy ending!  🙂 Yesterday … Continue reading

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How “Praying for Our Enemies” Works

Among all of Jesus’ teachings, the most difficult is the one where he asks us to love and pray for our enemies: “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” Matthew 5:44 How are … Continue reading

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Taking Back Our Power through Forgiveness

When you hear a message three times…..you’d better pay attention! For me, it was the reminder of the critical nature of forgiveness in freeing OURSELVES from past hurts and pain as we free others of the strands we hold of … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Noble or Courageous about Being Poor

I share my stories of personal growth and transformation because I learned long ago that as I heal these wounds in myself, similar wounds are somehow being healed in others…especially when I am courageous enough to share. So….here goes another … Continue reading

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Shining the Spotlight on Clergy Sexual Abuse

I was not sexually abused by a priest, but I know and have counseled many people who were.  I was not sexually abused by a priest, but I worked in the Church when the insidious legacy of priests sexually abusing children and … Continue reading

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When Old Wounds Come Back to Haunt Us

After Monday’s global message about Building the New World, and yesterday’s call to resurrect the Magdalene and feminine principle with her, I’m turning to a more personal experience, and yet one to which I suspect you can relate and from … Continue reading

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The Fear of Rejection – Superhero Report

Superhero Report for the Week of October 26, 2014  At this week’s Superhero Academy gatherings (Monday 6:30 – 8:30 and Tuesday 9-11 am), we discussed rejection – specifically, the fear of. In everyday life, and especially in claiming and engaging … Continue reading

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Permission NOT to be Enlightened when Grieving

Perfectionist and the quest for enlightenment As a recovering perfectionist, the quest for “enlightenment” (ahem….perfection) has been high on my list of desired accomplishments. I’m nowhere near attaining that goal, but it is still on my wish list. Enlightened people are perfect you … Continue reading

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