The Flip Side of Forgiveness

“The road to psychological ruin begins with blame.

“The road to psychological power begins with responsibility.

“You cannot blame and find good solutions at the same time….

“Blame is always about the past.  Solutions must occur in the present and future.

“Blame obscures solutions by locking you into the problem and by focusing attention on damage, injury, defects, and weakness, on what is wrong.  Blame makes you feel like a powerless victim.”

– Steven Stosny, The Powerful Self, p. 112

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