This is a guided visualization to help you let go of the heavy feelings after abuse and set yourself free. After being hurt, it's natural to feel a desire for revenge, anger, hatred, resentment, bitterness and regret. These heavy feelings can hold you down and make you feel like a prisoner to the past, attracting much more of the same.
The verb to forgive is defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as:
1. to stop feeling anger toward someone who has done something wrong
2. to stop blaming someone
3. to cease to feel resentment against an offender
Forgiveness is a gift you can give yourself to set yourself free. Forgiveness benefits you and not the person who hurt you.
Forgiveness is when you stop giving your energy to indulging in the heavy emotions about what someone else did or what you did in the past. It's hard to move forward into joy when there's still so much heaviness from the past. Forgiveness work is challenging yet worth the weight lifted from your heart and soul and the increased freedom of being that comes with it, opening you to new possibilities in life. Your heart deserves peace.