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71: The Power of Forgiveness

When you hate someone, the only person affected is you.

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There’s a lot of hate and anger in this world. Our society finds itself divided, picking a side and despising the other. These feelings aren’t helping anything. The only person who is affected by hate and anger is the person who holds the hate in their heart.

The people that are being hated don’t know it. They don’t care. They are out there and living their life.

When you find yourself hating someone, you need to learn to forgive them. That doesn’t mean you condone their actions. It doesn’t mean what happened is ok.

Forgiveness isn’t for them – it’s for you.

When you forgive someone, something, or even yourself, it allows you to move it. It gives you the chance to move one, let those emotions go, and become a much better person.

Hate and anger will cripple you. It will hold you back from experiences and opportunities.

So stop hating, and start forgiving.

On this episode of Have It All, Ilan reflects on recent events that happened at Charlottesville. He takes a deep reflection on society, how it’s lacking empathy, and how we all need to take a moment to forgive each other.

Download this episode today to learn how you can let go, move one, and be the person you want to be.

The greatest way to get into the deepest states of meditation is forgiveness.

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The Cliff Notes:

  • It’s a human condition that there’s you, and there’s out there.
  • The next step of human evolution is increasing empathy.
  • When people become divided, it increases their hate.
  • The greatest way to get into the deepest states of meditation is forgiveness.
  • When things are bad you have to think, “How can I forgive?”
  • Hate is like you drinking poison and hoping someone else dies.
  • You don’t forgive for others, you forgive for yourself.
  • Forgiving someone doesn’t mean you condone what they’ve done.
  • We can only choose based on our experiences and knowledge.
  • Given the right circumstances we are all capable of doing heinous things.
  • Just because someone does something doesn’t make them less of a soul.
  • When you go through an experience, you have more compassion for others.
  • Forgive them, they know not what they do.

When you forgive, you forgive for you.

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Links:

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