Lord's Prayer

Forgiving Others Is Not All About You: When Forgiveness Mutates into Self-Help

Forgiving Others Is Not All About You: When Forgiveness Mutates into Self-Help

We don’t need a psychologist to inform us that people who are charitable, caring, and compassionate generally rank higher on the happiness scale. We know people like this. And we’ve experienced it ourselves. We go out of our way to lend someone a hand or donate a little extra to charity, and what happens? We feel a rush of pleasure. We feel better about ourselves.

Our Retribution Shrines: Why Forgiving Others Hurts Like Religion

Our Retribution Shrines: Why Forgiving Others Hurts Like Religion

When we invite people into our lives, we show them the architecture of our hearts. We take them on a tour of our bedrooms of love, kitchens of pleasure, and family rooms of joy. They are sunlit and smiling places. We’re not ashamed to show them off.