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Drawing the line of forgiveness Mind Map
Drawing the line of forgiveness Mind Map
Drawing the line of forgiveness Mind Map
Drawing the line of forgiveness Mind Map
Drawing the line of forgiveness Mind Map
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Drawing the line of forgiveness Mind Map


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Drawing the line of forgiveness Mind Map by Paul Foreman

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  • 1. Drawing the line of forgivenessForgiveness is nobody else’s business only your own. To forgive is to give - for-give; and yet in this giving you receive.The very second you forgive, totally, 100%, a weight lifts from your shoulders and you can start anew. It only takes asecond; you can be in the same minute, let go and suddenly everything changes. A release of a thought based burdenthat only you carry; only you keep alive and only you can drop. What are you dropping? A story of the past that hasalready left you.Forgiveness requires a line to be drawn.You draw a line and say, ok, from now on I am only ever going forward not backward. In other words you accept andrecognise there is only one true direction. The reality of now and the reality to come as opposed to a thought based non-reality called “past” that lives on only in memory.You draw the line and it may require daily remembering, yet every single time it is a choice – 100% choice for 100%forgiveness. The past is only resurrected via thoughts. You are the only one who holds non-forgiveness in place via yourchoice of thoughts. You are the only one who can choose to move forward, even if it means moving ahead one day at atime.Forgiveness need not wait as it is the sole responsibility of the one forgiving. Forgiveness rises above time. Forgivenessalso rises above the need of an apology. True forgiveness rises above ego.Today is the start of the rest of your life. Reality is new every moment – only the mind wants to link events in time.Detachment is freedom – whatever you give up, let go of, frees you; including your past, your stories, your thoughtsand your imagined “need” of not allowing forgiveness. Attacking the outside simply enforces beliefs on the inside. Thework is within and without; it is your sole responsibility and contrary to your thinking an effortless momentary taskavailable to you as an instantaneous option; right now.Tormented thoughts are like your own ghost haunting yourself. Beliefs are often barriers to new thinking. Withoutbarriers, the mind is free. The barriers of course are thoughts unquestioned. Repetitive thoughts that deep down youknow you are choosing and know that you can change. Belief is choice. Because belief is choice, what you choose tobelieve does not have to be true for you to believe it. That includes the belief that you cannot forgive. Unquestionedbeliefs and unquestioned thoughts potentially masquerade as truth or reality. Can you drop a belief? Can you drop athought? In the same way that you let go of a dream when you wake up.Non-forgiveness is essentially an attachment. What is an attachment? Non-reality. Non-forgiveness is non-reality.Forgiveness is reality. Recognition of truth; the truth that the past has gone. You draw the line by recognising that theline has already been drawn. The line was already drawn seconds after the past left you and you left it.
  • 2. When does the past leave you? Now, this very instant, in the time it takes to draw the line. In the time it takes to draw aline.Non-forgiveness is essentially expecting the world to comply with your expectations and wishes which it cannot do, anymore than the weather can always be how you want it to be. Forgive yourself for your past errors and forgive othersbecause this is not a perfect world all of the time; much like the weather.Jealousy is similar to non-forgiveness. Jealousy is imagination. Fear of inadequacy or loss. All ego. All non-reality. Allillusion. Non-forgiveness is imagining you cannot forgive. When you say you cannot forgive, you mean you “choose” notto, not that you can’t. So in choosing not to forgive, you are choosing not to give release, closure, relief, joy, happinessto yourself; you deny yourself and think it is someone else’s fault. The result? Justification, reasons, excuses, bitterness,resentment, blame, unhappiness for yourself and others.In the words of Gandhi “An eye for an eye makes the whole World blind”. Here is another quote on forgiveness:“Forgiveness is letting go of all hope for a better past” – A Course in MiraclesDraw the line. Give the gift of forgiveness – the gift is for you.See also:Forgiveness Mind Map Moment Awareness Mind Map reading:The Power of Letting Go by Patricia CarringtonLoving What is by Byron KatieA Thousand Names for Joy by Byron KatieYour Erroneous Zones by Wayne DyerThe Power of Now by Eckhart TolleA New Earth by Eckhart Tolle
  • 3. To see more Mind Maps by Paul Foreman visit theMind Map Inspiration Website and Subscribe to the Mind Map Inspiration Blog to receive new Mind Maps, plus creativity and drawing tips. Blog at Mindmaps ® were invented by Tony Buzan They help us progress from "linear" (one-dimensional) through "lateral" (two-dimensional) to "radiant" (multi-dimensional) thinking. For more information see his books and visit the following website: (Affiliate link)
  • 4. E-Books available from including:In this E-Book I share how I create ideas and help guide you towards the land of infinite possibilities. Never be stuck for an idea again! Contents Includes the following Mind Maps: 5W1H Idea Creation Why simple is often best Topical Ephemeral or Practical Immortal Fresh ideas Theory of the Brain Use thinking – don’t let it use you Idea Lifespan of an idea Planning Ahead and the Bigger Picture Simplicity of an idea Sparking Ideas Everything stems from a thought What is Original?Planning ahead and the bigger picture Thinking Styles Sparking ideas Thinking styles template Random thinking styles Creativity Toolkit Mind Map Creativity Toolkit Planetary Thinking Outside the box outside the box 360° Thinking Ideas don’t dry up – thoughts do Creative Focus Constant Daily Learner Odd Combinations Land of infinite possibilities Thinking outside the Box Thinking outside the Box Checklist Curious Brain Constant Daily Learner
  • 5. Beginners guide Learn how to take your drawing to the next level Colour wheel and use of colours in my second E-Book and discover the secrets of Suggested Equipment Drawing Fish "How I drew my minds" Drawing Cats Drawing Books Including: Using Stencils & Templates The thoughts behind the maps Drawing Hats Mind Map structure Mind Map Templates What products I use Drawing Curves & Shapes Tips and tricks for drawing Detailed breakdown of “Fantasy Mind Map” Colour placementEnhancing Creativity through Thought Reduction Image placement Drawing Speed Tests Detailed image analysis Drawing Faces Illustration walkthrough step by step Lettering Fast sketching Photo to Cartoon transfer Idea generation Drawing Tips and Tricks From a simple line and curve to an image Doodleboards Overlap and 3D Mind Maps Plus a few surprises!
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  • 7. “Mind Map Game Boards” 46 Page E-Book Plus 8 Large JPEG Image Set £5.99 Choice Maker Game Board Theme Maker Game Board Use the Choice Maker Game Board as a Random Choice Create ideas and storylines from the images within the Selector for idea generation, fun and more Theme Maker Game Board Choice Maker Blank Version “My Favourite” Mind Map The Blank version allows you to create unique Choice Outline your personal favourites for a snap shot of your Maker Game Boards of your own unique personality Boredom Buster Game BoardSelect random hobbies, ideas, pastimes and interests; for Bonus Mind Maps occasional daytrips, days out, or lifetime pursuits Two Bonus Mind Maps Chore Choice Game BoardAdd a fun element to sharing out or selecting chores using the Chore Choice Game Board Mind Map Game Board Image Set (8 Individual Large Size JPEG Images) Positive Thinking Game Board You can print the images out in whichever size you wish Enhance your mood and create a positive thinking and even laminate them for longevity environment with the Positive Thinking Game Board