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To forgive yourself is the key to happiness

When was the last time you Forgave yourself?  You may flinch, you may consider reading another of my posts, but for just the miniscule of a second, consider the question. “When have you forgiven yourself?”

This is not a question in relation to a diet, or for doing anything in particular.  It is a question of life. 

We carry so much inside.  We carry worry, would haves, could haves, should haves, why didn’t I’s.  When have you said “Self, I love you.  I love you for who you are, where you are headed and who you will become.  I forgive you for the things we should have done.  I forgive you for the things we should not have done.  I even forgive you for the things that were fun for the second, but really we could have done so much better.”  When we have to admit to ourselves exactly that we made the decisions we did for a better, higher purpose, that we are human, that we live life to learn lessons, when we have to admit to ourselves that we forgive what we did, it is harder than saying “I forgive you for something.” to another person.  Look at yourself in the mirror (this can be figurative or realistic) and say “I forgive you for what you have done in the past.  It is okay.  We survived.  It was funny in some aspects (you can even laugh a little).  There are sometimes things were scary, sometimes we even had a little fun in the daring parts.  The truth is “I love you.”  “I forgive you.”

Be honest with yourself.  Be honest enough to say I forgive what we have done in the past.  Today is a new day with new ideas.  Let go of the yuck.  Let go of the intention that “Being Perfect” is apart of your goals, your script, your lessons, your life lessons, your soul’s mission.  I am here to tell you, NO.  YOUR SOUL’S MISSION IS NOT TO BE PERFECT!  You are perfect just the way you are.  Your past has created you perfect for you.  Love who you are.  Love what you stand for.  Look at you mistakes as perfections only you can have.  No one else can have the same exact flaws as you.  You are a one of kind person that is entitled to have blemishes and imperfections!  Love who you are and forgive what you can not change.  If you don’t care for something, you have the FREE will to change that part but only if YOU want to.  Do it for you.  Love you for you!  Don’t be someone else’s image of what they feel you should be.  Forgive yourself and others shall see the real you.