Forgiveness

by Leatrice Evanne Asher Many religions and spiritual paths strongly advocate forgiveness. And it is often recommended by self-help practitioners. The merits of being able to forgive are considerable, especially when we see how self-destructive the inability to forgive can be. But, as with promoting positive thinking, the attempt to forgive may arise from the … Continue reading Forgiveness

Parents and Pain

by Leatrice Evanne Asher  However reasonable and rational we may be in most areas of our lives, we often have unreasonable expectations of our parents. We can accept imperfections in ourselves and our friends that we can’t seem to accept in our parents. How many of us find ourselves doing things we wouldn’t think of … Continue reading Parents and Pain