Pardon Your Past

God said:

You must must must excuse yourself from wrong-doings of the past and from things you didn’t do then that now you wish you had. How you may wish you had. It’s too late now. You absolutely must let bygones be bygones. You must must must get yourself out from under.
There is no one on Earth who has done everything the way he wishes now that he would have. And, oh, yes, the pain of what you could have done and simply weren’t quick enough to do -- too inhibited, too unaware, too unable at the moment to put it together with flying colors.
All these matters that haunt you, you have to let them go. You have to let yourself off the hook. You weigh yourself down with these self-accusations, again and again. Say you’re sorry to the person if the person is alive. And if you regret so deeply something you didn’t do the way you wish you had concerning someone whose body has left, say you’re sorry now and stop making your heart ache over your unremitting guilt.
And if you don’t know where the person is now, or whether he or she is on Earth or in Heaven, say you’re sorry as well. Say how sorry you are you did or didn’t do whatever it was. You have to do this. You have to let yourself go from regrets and from egregious pain of guilt. Guilt is no more than lashing yourself. You have lashed yourself a hundred times harking back to the past. If you held onto to someone else in this fashion, it would be called resentment. No longer resent yourself for once being less aware than you are now.
Do you lash yourself again and again because you didn’t know how to spell a word? Maybe if you lost a spelling bee on account of that misspelling, you would. I entreat you to let go of anything that causes you a morsel of pain. Live today and pass by yesterday and all the days and years before.  
For rue, regret, sorrow, anxiety, and guilt, substitute gratitude. Be grateful that you know better now. Be grateful that you once saw differently and now see better. Be grateful. Be grateful that you can toss these harbored feelings to the wind and move forward without a black mark on you.
Beloveds, there is no one who would not let you pass by all that has caused you this turmoil that grinds in you. No one whom you ever hurt or neglected would want you to be bound so to the past. So then you must free those whom you offended, whether by your thoughtlessness or deliberation. Let it go. Let your aching thoughts go.
All the things you have said or not said, let them go.
All the feelings you have had or not had, give them up.
The theme for today is letting go. Let go. Regret and guilt hold you back. And if today there is something new that you rue and regret, say you’re sorry now. To say you’re sorry when you are sorry is a great relief. In any case, now, today, you have to close the chapter.
There are too many opened books in your mind. It is like you have become an accountant of debits. Forget the debits and remember the assets. When you keep trespasses of your own or anyone’s to yourself, that is something to regret. Do it no more.
True, you cannot go back and remedy your part in whatever it was, yet today gives you an opportunity to go higher. Feel good about today. Today be more thoughtful to someone else. Pardon yourself from even the past of yesterday. Be not your own parole officer or executioner. Write yourself your own parole if that helps. Beloveds, set yourselves free from the past. Pardon your past. This is My Will.

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thank you God

Thank you God for this H.L. I, with your advice and love, have already let it all go . And why not. It is past and I am now to happy to worry about the past. I leave that to Historians. Consequently By living in the present I am happier by the day. If there is something I still have to do or learn You will let me know, of that I am certain. Love to all Jack

Beloved Jack, you always

Beloved Jack, you always make me smile!

Let the Past Be Purified

I like to say this when the past is haunting me and I am wandering around in the corridors of time. I can't recall where this verse came from, perhaps the Course in Miracles.
"Let all the past be purified, so only Love remains,
And all false thinking disappears,
I now see only the Love within myself and within all others,
I allow the innocense and the light that first drew us together,
To Now be primary and all else fade,
Dear God, I place my Relationships in the hands of the Divine,
And I do so with Gratitude." And so it is and so I allow it to Be Me.

This is beautiful, whoever

This is beautiful, whoever said it. That's how we know Truth. It strikes a chord within us. It may not strike a chord within everyone. It doesn't have to.

It is Bernie Siegel, M.D., author, who wrote to me today -- how I wish I could get him to post -- and said even more strongly: ABANDON YOUR PAST.

I love that. What do we need our suffering past for? We don't have to keep it. Look at all the people who have overcome their pasts. Maya Angelou, poet laureat, who recently died -- what did her past have to do with her? She got out of it. There is a Godwriting blog about Maya Angelou. I'll see if I can find it, and I'll come back. Hers is an amazing story of resilience and triumph over impossibility after impossibility. From her childhood, we would never guess the wonders she would achieve.

Here's the link to the Godwriting blog about Maya Angelou:

letting go

I'm pleased to be up long enough to tell you all how I've missed the conttact but I have tried many times but was too weak to persue the problems. This beautiful letter, as all of them are, suggests that we "let go of things" or "give them up". This is a beautiful thought but very difficult to do.

Our innter silence has a very loud voice if we have not learned how to go into our closet and shut the door to speak to our precious unconscious life where things long past are hidden, but can be roused to make us feel guilt, anger or whatever.. Unless we can enter the silence to calm the storm, we must wait until the storm passes, and it will. I send love and patience to all my precious family. My heart has occasional crippling pain, but seems to be getting better as I move toward 90. I'm glad.

I send special love to Gloria, SanThan and the entire Heavenletter staff.


What is not often enough said about Masters

Dear George, it is always such a joy to hear from you.
There is a very deep teaching in your post. We are afraid to call ourself "Master" because even after so many years of "practice" [these are big words :)], we are still confronted with our inner dark sides. We feel guilty of "having" them, so we don't feel worthy to call ourself Master. But Masters, as long as they lived (and are living) in their body, had and have to receive their spontaneous and unexpected visitors from darkness at all time. Letting go constantly, repeatedly, which is the only real meaning of forgiving, is the only master work we came on this Earth to accomplish.

It is part of the mastery to finally accept and see our dark sides as lovable. God loves us in our idiocies. He loves us unconditionally. So do we have to love ourself unconditionally. That is the hardest part of the mastery. How can we really love our Self completely if we don't also love our little self? Rejecting our little self is just giving it a power that it does not have by itself.

After all, to have the pleasure and experience of letting go our little self, we need to have one. Because we can only learn by contrasts. But Light is rising by itself from darkness. That is the easy part, the one in which we don't have anything to do.

Thanks George, you are like a comet visiting us periodically.

Thankyou H.L. for this

Thankyou H.L. for this blessed message, it arrived with precision timing. I have kept myself a prisoner for so long and now I AM FREE. I awoke this morning feeling happy and my heart was overflowing with love for everyone and eveeything on this earth, then came across this message. It helped me put the final steps into place ... no more guilt ... no more shame ... with all the love in my heart I said my sorries to everyone I have hurt, knowingly and unknowingly, I hugged myself, forgave myself and felt the loving arms of angels around me ... I am so grateful and blessed, I feel so uplifted and FREE. Thankyou thankyou thankyou ONE and ALL, thankyou for giving me a place to share God Bless you all. I pray your days be filled with much Heavenly Love, Light and Freedom :) ♡♡♡
PS thankyou Jack you inspired me with your words ♡

Dear Shirley, and thank you

Dear Shirley, and thank you for your inspiration as well!