forgiveness

"My anger was there when my father wasn’t. My anger has been reliable. Sometimes it feels like my anger taught me all the things my father should have."

Learning About My Father's Personality Disorder Helped Me Forgive Him

I have to accept the fact that Black men are not allowed to deal with their mental health issues — specifically personality and schizoaffective Read...
Africa Jackson    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Platitudes can't take you all the way to real life transformation.

This Is Not About Cliched Living

This article is the second in a two-part series. Part One was "Forgiving My Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   04.13.17   |   SHARE
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A decade is a long time to lose with a loved one...

Forgiving My Father After A Decade Of Estrangement

Two years ago, I had a two-year-old daughter who’d never met her grandfather. That was not because my father was deceased, a deadbeat, or otherwise Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   04.10.17   |   SHARE
Families
Living it up means letting go of judgment and grudges. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Brooke Cagle)

This Life Just Isn't Long Enough, So Let Those Grudges Go

I didn’t start out as a particularly easygoing person. I’m the eldest of three, and I had an easy time settling comfortably into my role as militant Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   04.5.17   |   SHARE
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There is so much freedom in releasing all the burdens we don't need to carry anymore. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Aral Tasher)

Fall In Love With Letting Go

The country is kind of obsessed with KonMari. I get it. Truly, I do. I love shedding unnecessary objects, Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.29.17   |   SHARE
Minds
If I can forgive other people then I definitely deserve to forgive myself.

Learning How To Forgive Will Set You Free

Steve Colori shares his four steps to forgiveness. Read...
Steve Colori of The Good Men Project    |   02.3.17   |   SHARE
Minds
"The winter will not last forever." (Image Credit: Unsplash/Joe Gardner)

No Matter How Dark Right Now Feels, You Are Not Alone

This week is full of high emotions. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   01.25.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Not everyone is gonna fit in a zen box. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

You Are Not Forgiven

Forgiveness is a virtue exalted in our culture, but I do not fit into any Zen portrait of clemency. I do not think fitting into said portrait should Read...
Erin Wisti    |   12.16.16   |   SHARE
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