Spring Renewal, My Birthday, and Forgiveness

Well, the day is starting off strong. First, I want to wish everyone a happy, healthy, renewing First Day of Spring. Practically, the First Day of Spring marks the day that the hours of light and dark are equal and balanced. Spiritually, it is a seasonal time of personal growth and rebirth. After the cold,…

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Forgiveness

There are so many instances in this life when we get the opportunity to forgive. When I first started dating my BF, he had an ex.  She was angry that were getting together.  She cheated on him before and she recently cheated on him again, and he officially ended it.  When she found out that…

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Forgiveness and the Empath

What is forgiveness?  It is a question I ask my tenth graders as we read through our most recent novels.  In its most simplistic form it is an act of bestowing a pardon upon another for a wrong doing.  Something that sounds so easy translates into an action that feels neither natural nor inclined.  This…

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