The Four Things That Matter Most
In his book, The Four Things That Matter Most: A Book About Living, Ira Byock proclaims these are the four most important things to say to those you love:
- Please forgive me.
- I forgive you.
- Thank you.
- I love you.
Forgiveness - The Hardest Thing To Do
One story in the book is about Avi who had been rejected by his father when he was a boy. He harbored a deep resentment against his father for his cruel behavior. When he found out his father was dying, he realized how much his hatred of his father was still controlling his own life. It was even interfering with the relationships he had with his own young sons.
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