At this moment, in this space in time I AM an instrument of forgiveness. I understand that everything is connected, that all roads meet and all rivers flow into the sea. Today I set myself free…

Forgiveness Affirmation


  • I forgive the tears I have been made to shed
  • I forgive the pain and disappointments
  • I forgive the betrayals and the lies
  • I forgive the slanders and the intrigues
  • I forgive the blows that hurt me
  • I forgive the broken dreams
  • I forgive the still-born hopes
  • I forgive the hostility and jealousy
  • I forgive the indifference and ill will
  • I forgive the anger and the cruelty
  • I forgive the neglect and the contempt
  • I forgive the world and all its evils
  • I forgive everyone for everything
  • I forgive myself

May the misfortunes of the past no longer weigh heavily on my heart

I choose:

  • Victory over vengeance
  • Understanding over resentment
  • Compassion over pain
  • Love over fear.

I AM capable:

  • Of loving regardless of whether I am loved in return
  • Of giving when I have nothing
  • Of working with in harmony and joy when confronted by difficulty
  • Of holding out my hand even when utterly alone and abandoned
  • Of drying my tears while I weep
  • Of believing in me even when no one else does

And so it is