20 Forgiveness Affirmations
To Release Yourself And Others

Forgiveness Affirmations welcomes you. The following affirmations will help you release yourself from the pain of past events and also to clear and cleanse your mind. They can also be termed as Releasing Affirmations.

  • The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
    ~ Mahatma Gandhi.

The past is gone, the future is yet to come. All that we have with us is the present. But how can we live in the present if we cling to the past? The past is like a monkey on our back. The bigger it is, the slower our progress. Throw away the monkey, become lighter and proceed.

Two emotions or two thoughts cannot occupy the mind simultaneously. So, if you entertain bitter thoughts, happy thoughts cannot find a place in your mind. Howmuchsoever you have been hurt, clinging to those memories will only stop you in your track. Forgiving “them” is the only way to release both you as well as “them”.

If you are following a self development program and find that you are not making any progress, it simply means that you are probably still holding on to some memories of the past. You have to let go, forgive and move on. Learn your lessons from the past but don’t let your past become your future.

We cannot employ any self development program in the past. We can live only in the present, here and now. So discard the garbage of the past and design your life in the present. Forgiveness affirmations will help you do so.

The important thing to remember is taking responsibility. Each one of us designs our own life. When we blame others for our misery, we are giving away our power to “them”. However, when we react to a situation, it is “we” who react. “They” don’t force us to react.

The ability to respond is ours. Thus, if we take the responsibility for our ability to respond, then, when we react, it is our conscious decision to do so and not an automatic reaction.

Forgiving does not mean accepting. The act of forgiveness takes place in our mind. It has nothing to do with “them”.

In a way, forgiveness is a selfish act as it benefits us by setting us free from the pain. It simply means releasing the negative energy that we have been holding on to.

Ultimately, forgiveness is a choice between remaining stuck in the past and moving ahead toward a fulfilling life.

The following forgiveness affirmations, done on a daily basis, will help you clear your mind and move ahead.

Forgiveness Affirmations

Self talk that the past is gone and you live only in the present.

The past is gone.
I live only in the present.

Self talk for living in the present.

I live in the now and design my future. The past has no effect
on my present.

Self talk for following the principle of live and let live.

I follow the principle of live
and let live.

Self talk for forgiving yourself for holding a grudge against parents.

I forgive myself for holding a grudge, if any, against my parents.

Self-talk for forgiving the parents who may inadvertently have done some wrong to me.

I realize that my parents gave their best to me. I forgive them for any wrong that they unknowingly
did to me.

Self-talk for forgiving the self for being imperfect like everybody else.

I forgive myself for being imperfect like everybody else. However,
I still manage to live the best life
that I can.

Self-talk for forgiving myself and others.

As I forgive myself, it becomes easier to forgive others.

Self-talk for treating each new day as a new opportunity.

Each day is a new opportunity. Today is the first day of my new life.

Image for the statement "As I follow the path of forgiveness, life becomes a new, clean slate on which I can draw my new life plan as I wish."

As I follow the path of forgiveness, life becomes a new, clean slate on which I can draw my new life plan
as I wish.

Image for the statement "I forgive everyone from my life in the past and love myself into the future."

I forgive everyone from my life
in the past and love myself
into the future.

Image for the statement "I move beyond forgiveness to understanding and I have
compassion and kindness for all."

I move beyond forgiveness
to understanding and I have
compassion and kindness for all.

Image for the statement "I am forgiving, loving, gentle and kind and I am safe in the knowledge that life loves me."

I am forgiving, loving, gentle and
kind and I am safe in the knowledge that life loves me.

  • I live in the present. I forgive myself for my past indiscretions – if any – as well as wrong thinking.

  • I release negative, damaging patterns of thought and behaviour. I am now positivity personified.

  • I release shame, guilt, anger, hatred and judgement and replace it with openness and love.

  • Whenever I make a mistake, I learn my lesson and move on.

  • With forgiveness, comes peace. I am now at peace with myself as well as with the world.

  • I forgive myself for any regrets that I have been holding and instead, focus on the present.

  • I understand that forgiving does not mean forgetting the hurt someone has done to me. It is just that I release his/her hold on my life so that I can move on.

  • I have learned to see the other’s point of view. That enables me to avoid resentment and focus on love.

If you would like to listen to soothing meditation music when saying your affirmations, click here.

Another way of using forgiveness affirmations is through hypnosis CDs or MP3 downloads. As you are aware, hypnosis is a powerful way of influencing the subconscious. If, in addition to affirmations, you also listen to hypnosis CDs or MP3, once in the morning and once at night before sleeping, it will do wonders to your progress.

If you search in Google, you will find literally thousands of sites offering hypnosis CDs or MP3 downloads on a variety of topics. It is very easy to get confused about choosing the hypnosis website that is best for you. After all, you cannot test the CDs or MP3s from many sites and then decide. I have done that job for you.

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