Could I Forgive the 9/11 Terrorists?

It was September 13, 2001 and about an hour into my drive from the Twin Cities to Colorado. I had started by turning on the radio. The country was still in shock, and with many questions, very few answers, and an inability to talk about anything else, it was mostly...

What Forgiveness Isn’t

[I recently revised my definition of forgiveness so am reposting it here. What do you think?] I’ll never forget sitting in a pub located in a deconsecrated church in Dublin, Ireland, having a conversation about forgiveness with a friend. He just could not understand...

Are you holding on to Resentment?

Is there someone that owes you an apology? Is there someone that still deserves punishment or justice? What situation are you still angry about? Do you need to forgive yourself? Are you feeling guilty for something you have done? Now, I’m not saying these aren’t valid...

Interview with Azim Khamisa

I started following Azim Khamisa after an interview I heard through the Shift Network. I remember thinking – wow, this guy really gets it. It was part of a set of interviews called Summer of Peace 2012 that could be listened to live (or within a short time) and...

Who do you need to forgive?

An ex-spouse? A deceased loved one? A parent? A sibling? Your boss? An illness? The government? Liberals? Conservatives? The 9/11 terrorists? God? Yourself?  ...