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A Sacred Area

Takayama is a small town in the Hida region at the base of the Japanese alps. It's surrounded by forest and mountains. Hida has been a sacred area since ancient times. I am breathing. As soon as I reached the mountains I started to relax. When I relax I am more reflective. When annoying memories come to mind I realise I need to do some forgiveness around this. Whether it be small or large, forgiveness is my way to peace. My ego wants to be defensive. "But they did this and they should have done that. It's there fault." This thinking keeps me going around in circles. And the annoyance that disturbs my mind returns over and over waiting for healing. Do I recognise that 'they' were only doing their best? When I'm prepared to