put the attention on the breath.
in your heart for anything you think you've done wrong . Forgive
yourself for all the past omissions and commissions. They are
long gone. Understand that you were a different person and this
one is forgiving that one that you were. Feel that forgiveness
filling you and enveloping you with a sense of warmth and ease.
Think of your
parents. Forgive them for anything you have ever blamed them for.
Understand that they too are different now. Let this forgiveness
fill them, surround them, knowing in your heart that this is your
most wonderful way of togetherness.
Think of your
nearest and dearest people . Forgive them for anything that you
think they have done wrong or are doing wrong at this time. Fill
them with your forgiveness. Let them feel that you accept them.
Let that forgiveness fill them. Realizing that this is your expression
of your friends. Forgive them for anything you have disliked about
them. Let your forgiveness reach out to them, so that they can
be filled with it, embraced by it.
Think of the
people you know, whoever they might be, and forgive them all for
whatever it is that you have blamed them for, that you have judged
them for, that you have disliked. Let your forgiveness fill their
hearts, surround them, envelope them, be your expression of love
of any special person whom you really need to forgive. Towards
whom you still have resentment, rejection, dislike. Forgive him
or her fully. Remember that everyone has dukkha. Let this forgiveness
come from your heart. Reach out to that person, complete and total.
Think of any
one person, or any situation, or any group of people whom you
are condemning, blaming, disliking. Forgive them, completely.
Let your forgiveness be your expression of unconditional love.
They may not do the right things. Human beings have dukkha. And
your heart needs the forgiveness in order to have purity of love.
Have a look
again and see whether there's anyone or anything, any where in
the world, towards whom you have blame or condemnation. And forgive
the people or the person, so that there is no separation your
Now put your
attention back on yourself. And recognize the goodness in you.
The effort you are making. Feel the warmth and ease that comes
all beings have forgiveness in their hearts!