"I confess … I am by nature sinful and unclean ….” These words from the 1960s liturgy that served as part of our shared preparation for the public absolution of sin now remind me that human perfection is out of reach. I will always need to forgive someone, even as I ask God and my neighbors to forgive me.
|True forgiveness is a personal relation with another person|
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