Forgiveness opens my heart.
Forgiveness is a powerful expression of love.
When I hold no resentment in my heart, no enmity, I can have no enemies.
Forgiveness does not condone or forget harmful behaviors.
Forgiveness can free me from negative feelings and from living my life in a state of blame.
I am the one set free by forgiveness.
Forgiveness frees me from the need to justify my rationale for holding another liable for my pain.
I practice forgiveness meditation daily.
I can remember and visualize the ways I have hurt others.
See and feel the pain I have caused out of my own fear and confusion.
Feel my own sorrow and regret.
I ask for forgiveness.
And then to each person in my mind: