Forgiveness is another tool or jewel for self discovery to assist us on our spiritual journey to enlightenment.

The Oxford English dictionary defines forgiveness as such: “to grant free pardon and to give up all claim on account of an offense or debt.”

Forgiveness is also about letting go of resentment, anger, bitterness, limiting beliefs and vengeful thinking.

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” Lewis B. Smedes

“Forgive them Father, for they know not what they do.” Jesus

Inner Peace and Joy

Tolerating unacceptable behavior hurts all of us. We can forgive the person without excusing the act. Separate the person from the behavior that caused the injury. Then we are on the journey to inner peace and joy.

Keeping healthy boundaries is important in all our relationships and it allows for inner peace and joy.

Forgiveness allows for healthier relationships with mutual respect. When we forgive ourselves or others we set ourselves free to live in the moment, to experience inner peace and joy, and feel more balanced in body, mind, emotion and spirit.

Willingness to Forgive

We are in the Holy Season of peace, love, joy and forgiveness. Who in your life do you hold a grudge against? Who has hurt you in the past or present that you have not forgiven? Just have the willingness to forgive.

Be honest with yourself. Are you having a hard time forgiving this individual? The step before forgiveness is the willingness to forgive. This opens the door to the possibility of healing the injury.

Say it out loud as an affirmation: "I have the willingness to forgive." Then hand it over to Goddess. Ask the divine to help you to forgive the person who hurt you.

Allow Healing

Once you hand the situation over to Spirit let go and allow healing to happen through you. Be aware of shifts in your perception.

What part do you play in this offense? Are you willing to see the situation from the other's point of view?Are you willing to let go of limiting beliefs and thus allow healing?

Inner peace and joy is our birthright. The power of forgiveness opens the doorway for us to receive them. This process takes willingness, intention and faith to allow healing to manifest. Then everyone involved is released to be who we truly are - Divine beings of love and light.

Happy Holy Season!!

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Author's Bio: 

Maureen Brennan Mercier has been a Metaphysician for over 28 years and has helped many people in all areas of their lives. While taking a meditation class in the summer of 1983, Maureen discovered her gift of channeling and began her spiritual journey.

Maureen's new found connection with her higher power helped her through the tragic death of her husband only weeks later.

Raising two children alone and overcoming other challenges throughout her life has given Maureen more strength, compassion and emotional intelligence. Her love of people and her great passion for life continually inspire her work.

Meditation Classes

Maureen teaches meditation classes using simple guided imagery and channels spiritual guidance for the group, which is uplifting. Each person is able to ask a personal question at the end of the meditation and receive specific spiritual guidance for their life journey. The energy during the meditation is very loving, compassionate and nurturing which is healing in itself.

Intuitive Readings & Spiritual Guidance

Intuitive Readings are based on the client's questions about relationships, career issues, emotional issues, health, attitudes and beliefs, loved ones who have passed on and more. Maureen goes into a meditative state where she accesses specific guidance in answer to the questions being asked. The channeled information she receives during an intuitive reading is spiritual, yet very practical. After a reading with Maureen, individuals feel more relaxed, reassured and more positive about their lives.

Reiki Training & Reiki Healing

In September 1992 Maureen received her first degree Reiki training. After years of practicing Reiki healing in small groups, workshops, centers, and retreats throughout the United States, Maureen received her second degree Reiki and Reiki Master Degree in August 1999.


Maureen is extremely grateful for the gifts of healing she has received over the years and is committed to being a channel of LOVE, GUIDANCE and HEALING. Her life's work is about assisting individuals with their healing, spiritual growth and the remembrance of who they truly are - DIVINE.