April 26th, 2014

Seneca Forgiveness: "Forgiving Is The Real Power."

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"...You must learn the wisdom of how to let go of poison."

Hobday goes on:  "Forgiving and forgetting....are of a piece.  Every time you remember a wrong, you are asked to forgive it. ... Each recall asks for forgiveness and you remain in the power of that act until you let go.  Compassion is all embracing  extending to all creatures -- to plants and animals, including the two-legged variety   Forgiveness is of the heart....  No one, no memory should have the power to hold us down, to deny us peace.  Forgiveness is the real power.  I offer (Weisenthal)) the sturdy sunflower of our great West --  It is small enough to dance.  Ho!"