Posts by Jaclyn Costello

Jaclyn Costello loves helping people make breakthroughs to understand themselves more deeply. This is the heart of her role as Spiritual Development Coach at GrowWithSoul.com. Jaclyn is also a professor in the Honors College at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a writer of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. She just finished her first novel.

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The One Realization That Helped Me Forgive Myself and My Father

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
~Maya Angelou

Sunlight shone through the living room window. A lazy Sunday afternoon. I lounged on the couch reading a book with my dog cuddled at my feet. My love had just set out to purchase a new set of acoustic guitar strings. Soon he would return, and music would fill our home, adding to my sense of blissful peace.

The telephone rang. I could see from the caller ID it was my father. “Good,” I thought. “It’s been a few weeks. I wonder …