Forgiveness: fertile ground for healing

Pixabay: BenteBoe



The zoom kundalini groups focus this next 40 days is forgiveness.

My long held trauma wants to punish or take revenge on offenders in my life. Do we not want some to pay, to suffer for betrayals or damage done to us?

So this mantra, I forgive everyone for everything they have done to harm me, startled my inner world. Forgiveness is my most fertile ground, ready for healing.

Forgiving everyone first for harming us, then asking for forgiveness and receiving from anyone we have harmed, followed by forgiving ourselves for all we have done to harm ourselves.

I was taught my Zen meditation practice was better than all others, my Ego relished that feeling of superiority.

Now, I have stumbled on another form of meditation, that is better at healing trauma and much easier to practice for beginners or experienced meditators.

The lesson: Always be open to new ideas and paths, life offers a myriad of new choices.

Healing has only happened when I was able to take action.

I had to be humble and vulnerable to heal.

It is not like we are riding on a white horse conquering the vile enemy, it is being scared to death, vulnerable but still exhibiting the courage to lean into what scares us the most that brings the soothing touch of healing.



7 responses to this post.

  1. Beautiful blog

  2. Thank you

    Loving kindness giving

    Giving without caring about reward

    Sort of meta practice

    I was actually accused of smiling this morning in zoom group

    I see
    Potential in what I am doing now

    I feel change is coming

  3. Posted by marandarussell on April 5, 2021 at 6:55 pm

    Beautifully written.

  4. Oh thanks

    My ego is basking in your kindness

  5. Posted by Brian (SearchingForLostSoul) on April 5, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    It’s a hard lesson. But yea, it does lead slowly to healing. Thanks Marty…

  6. We keep trying

  7. I love this. So true.

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