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Forgiveness: An Honest Conversation with Lynita Mitchell- Blackwell

She teaches to "Live Life On Fire"


Dr. Marina Nani for Rich Woman Magazine



Forgiveness reflects the very core of our humanity. A process that often requires deep introspection, empathy, and, most importantly, honesty, forgiveness has a rich and complex history deeply rooted in human interactions, culture, religion, and philosophy. In the search for a fresh perspective, we reached out to Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell.


Despite the evolving landscape where forgiveness has a tendency of becoming extinct, Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell’s latest book ‘Live Life on Fire’ offers renewed hope. She brings to life the age-old wisdom of forgiveness, breathing fresh meanings into this essential human experience. Through her insights and experiences, she invites us to rekindle the power of listening with the flames of self-compassion and empathy, in a world where they are needed more than ever.


Through the pages of Lynita’s latest work, we discover that forgiveness is not just a relic of the past but a lighthouse that can guide us through the complexities of the present and illuminate our path toward a brighter, more harmonious future.

Discover from ValiantCEO Magazine how embracing joy can lead to profound well-being, strong relationships, self-love, and worldly recognition, paving the way to a life that is not only successful but deeply fulfilling. Join us as we explore the tools and insights Lynita offers to cultivate a life that harmoniously blends inner contentment with external achievements.


A brief history of Forgiveness

A timeless concept, traceable to ancient civilizations, could be found in the Code of Hammurabi, Mesopotamia. One of the earliest known legal codes (circa 1754 BCE), included provisions for restitution and forgiveness as part of justice. Similarly, ancient Egyptian texts and hieroglyphs often depicted acts of forgiveness, showcasing its significance in these societies.


Many of the world’s major religions have played a significant role in shaping the concept of forgiveness. In Christianity, the teachings of Jesus Christ emphasised the importance of forgiving others as a central tenet of the faith. “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” This principle has been instrumental in promoting forgiveness within Christian communities.


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