How To Use The Ho’oponopono Prayer To Forgive Easily

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In my practice, I encounter many people stuck in unforgiveness. We don't have to like what was done to us to forgive. We certainly don't have to talk to our perpetrators to forgive them either. The best and fastest path I have found in over thirty years of healing is the Kahuna healing prayer from Hawaii, the Ho'oponopono Prayer. 

When we sit in unforgiveness it is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. 

I'm sorry

Please forgive me

I love you

Thank you

The Kahuna healers of Hawaii use this prayer to heal serious physical harm, rape, sexual molestation, and abuse. The prayer is very simple with profound healing effects.

How Healing Ourselves Heals Our Relationships

  • The way to use the prayer is simple.  
  • Repeat the words slowly, forgiving yourself for anything you have ever done to hurt you first. 
  • Always begin any healing practice with you first. 

Think about any time you ever put yourself in harm's way. 

Repeat the prayer. 

Think about any time you ever beat yourself up verbally rather than loving and accepting yourself. 

Repeat the prayer. 

Spend about fifteen minutes repeating the prayer slowly until you feel complete. 

You may cry. That's perfectly natural when you turn loving words toward yourself. Allow yourself to feel whatever comes up. Feel the feelings and repeat the prayer with deeper compassion toward yourself. 

How To Forgive Another Person

  • Think of the other person. 
  • Think about what the other person did to you.
  • Breathe. 
  • Thinking about the past may bring up old feelings or hate, anger, indignation, confusion, conflict and even pain. 
  • Be compassionate toward you.

Repeat the prayer slowly for about twenty minutes or more.

Why Forgive?

Forgiveness releases us from the burden of suffering. Forgiveness is for us, not the other person. We feel lighter and can let go of the past trauma once we have forgiven.

What Happens If I Don't Forgive?

Holding onto old hurts can cause diseases like cancer. Cancer is caused by deep hurt, longstanding resentment or a deep secret eating away at the self or carrying hatreds. Breast cancer is from holding all of the aforementioned plus a refusal to nourish the self, putting everyone else first, over-mothering, overprotection, and overbearing attitudes.

Holding onto these old hurts does you no good. Letting go and forgiving is healing for you. To be happy in life we need to forgive those who we feel have hurt us, including ourselves. Otherwise, we end up feeling the need to be rescued. Being a victim is disempowering.  

Healing A Relationship

I gave this prayer to my daughter ten months before her father died, she was fifteen at the time. She was very angry with him for many reasons. I told her she needed to get over her anger and heal her relationship with her father. I printed the prayer on a post-it note. She took it and went into her bedroom and prayed the prayer for about forty minutes. She told me she had a huge catharsis and breakthrough beyond the anger. 

After doing the prayer, my daughter went on to have a very close relationship with her father until the day he died. 

This prayer is magical and can heal past hate, and trauma. I highly recommend it to everyone.

Not sure you can do this on your own? You don't have to. Let's set up a time to talk. I'd love to hear about your situation and see if I can help. E-mail me and we'll set up a time to chat. 

 Jennifer is a Soul Sculptor who helps you break the mold. She is a love and happiness coach that eliminates the blocks, and self-sabotage from the past so that you can have the life, love, and happiness you desire. A healed healer herself, she helps others overcome anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, guilt, shame, insecurities that block you from having healthy relationships and happiness. 

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