FORGIVENESS: The Awakening Workshop
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Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself

In order for True Forgiveness to occur within yourself, you must first become self-aware and self-realized. Ironically, when you understand ultimate reality, you recognize that there is nothing to forgive because no actual harm was ever done. In fact, everything that ever happens to you is divinely orchestrated by God to help you become conscious. When you believe that someone did something terrible to you, you are merely stuck in an illusion created by the ego to keep you distracted from the truth. You will only know you have recognized truth when your perception has changed to the point that an apology from the "wrong doer" seems unnecessary.

Understanding and compassion, unlocks the door to your own Peace of Mind. Have you ever known anyone who is holding a grudge to be at peace?

The anger we feel towards another is merely a projection of our own internal struggle. When we are holding blame towards someone, we are essentially trying to escape the responsibility of it. Finding your responsibility in any situation, is the key to real happiness.

Our Relationships provide us with endless opportunities to understand this concept. There have been times in my life that I had to remove myself from direct contact with the person before I could see things clearly enough to find my own responsibility in what I wasn't able to see. But by the grace of God, clarity came and peace followed.

I have always been my own worst enemy, so learning to understand and accept myself has helped clear the way for me to do the same with others. Eventually, as Consciousness continued to emerge through the Awakening Process, I learned to be kind to myself, which in turn resulted in more kindness and compassion towards others.

Forgiveness is the gift we give ourselves when the see the purpose behind all that we do. Seeing this in ourselves allows us to see it in others.

We have been sent nothing but Angels.

"The remarkable thing is that we really love our neighbor as ourselves: we do unto others as we do unto ourselves. We hate others when we hate ourselves. We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves. We forgive others when we forgive ourselves. We are prone to sacrifice others when we are ready to sacrifice ourselves."
Eric Hoffer

"Forgiveness is freeing up and putting to better use the energy once consumed by holding grudges, harboring resentments, and nursing unhealed wounds. It is rediscovering the strengths we always had and relocating our limitless capacity to understand and accept other people and ourselves."
Sidney and Suzanne Simon

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"Gloria in excelsis Deo"

"The more you know yourself, the more you forgive yourself."

"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies."
Martin Luther King Jr.

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The Awakening Workshop's primary purpose is to help others transform their experience of life into one that is authentic and joyous by providing resources and personal examples to assist in becoming
self-realized and conscious of reality.

The teachings of:

David R Hawkins
Byron Katie
Eckhart Tolle
Taylor Hartman
have been fundamental in guiding us on the path towards enlightenment.

The culmination of everything we have experienced and learned
has led us to write our own book titled:
Manifesting Consciousness

A Personal Journey Through The Awakening Process

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