The heart of forgiveness

A video with Jack Kornfield dealing with the issue of forgiveness in our lives.

This is a very sophisticated treatment that looks at many of the questions people have when contemplating the forgiveness of those who’ve harmed us, sometimes very badly.

Hope y’all enjoy!

More posts on forgiveness on Beyond Meds:

  • Some thoughts on forgiveness — I think one of the worst double binds that abuse and trauma survivors face is the expectation that they should forgive someone, often a family member, who continues to treat them badly. Often the nature of the maltreatment has changed from childhood to adulthood. For example, someone who was physically abused as a child by a parent may instead be subjected to what often seem to be regarded as more civilized and acceptable forms of psychologically abusive behavior as an adult. But the original underlying pattern of disrespectful, abusive behavior has never stopped. It is still ongoing. How can anyone be expected to forgive hurtful behavior that is still ongoing?
  • The source of forgiveness
  • Sweet forgiveness meditation
  •  prayer of radical forgiveness

Books to enjoy by Jack Kornfield are here:

More posts with Jack Kornfield on Beyond Meds here.

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