Forgiving self is a simple yet powerful jewel for self discovery. The act of self forgiveness helps us to let go of the past. This is essential as we enter our new beginnings in the year 2013.

The Oxford English dictionary defines forgiveness as such: “to grant free pardon and to give up all claim on account of an offense or debt.”

We usually associate forgiveness with our need to forgive others. It takes self awareness to see that we hold ourselves hostage when we resent ourself for something we did or did not do in the past. This calls for the act of forgiving self.

Forgiving self allows for a healthier relationship with ourself. When we forgive self we set ourselves free to live in the moment. We open ourselves up to experience inner peace and joy. As a result we feel more balanced in body, mind, emotion and spirit.

Willingness to Forgive

We are in the Holy Season of peace, love, joy and forgiveness. Be honest with yourself. Are you having a hard time forgiving yourself? The step before forgiveness is the willingness to forgive. This opens the door to the possibility of healing the injury.

Say it out loud as an affirmation: "I have the willingness to forgive myself " Then hand it over to Goddess. Ask the Divine to help you to forgive yourself.

Once you hand the situation over to Spirit let go and allow healing to happen through you. Be aware of shifts in your perception. Are you willing to let go of limiting beliefs and thus allow healing?

The power of forgiving self is an act of self love that opens the doorway for us to receive inner peace and joy. We release ourself to be who we truly are - Divine beings of love and light.

Happy New Beginnings 2013!!

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Author's Bio: 

Maureen Brennan Mercier has been a Healer for over 29 years and has helped many people in all areas of their lives. While taking a meditation class in the summer of 1983, Maureen discovered her gift of channeling and began her spiritual journey.

Maureen's new found connection with her higher power helped her through the tragic death of her husband only weeks later.

Raising two children alone and overcoming other challenges throughout her life has given Maureen more strength, compassion and emotional intelligence. Her love of people and her great passion for life continually inspire her work.

Meditation Classes

Maureen teaches meditation classes using simple guided imagery and channels spiritual guidance for the group, which is uplifting. Each person is able to ask a personal question at the end of the meditation and receive specific spiritual guidance for their life journey. The energy during the meditation is very loving, compassionate and nurturing which is healing in itself.

Intuitive Readings & Spiritual Guidance

Intuitive Readings are based on the client's questions about relationships, career issues, emotional issues, health, attitudes and beliefs, loved ones who have passed on and more. Maureen goes into a meditative state where she accesses specific guidance in answer to the questions being asked. The channeled information she receives during an intuitive reading is spiritual, yet very practical. After a reading with Maureen, individuals feel more relaxed, reassured and more positive about their lives.

Reiki Training & Reiki Healing

In September 1992 Maureen received her first degree Reiki training. After years of practicing Reiki healing in small groups, workshops, centers, and retreats throughout the United States, Maureen received her second degree Reiki and Reiki Master Degree in August 1999.


Maureen is extremely grateful for the gifts of healing she has received over the years and is committed to being a channel of LOVE, GUIDANCE and HEALING. Her life's work is about assisting individuals with their healing, spiritual growth and the remembrance of who they truly are - DIVINE.