Repentance versus self-condemnation

By March 20, 2014 Blog

Repentance is a dusty, dirty word.  A shrivelled great-aunt with bony claws, dispensing ‘shoulds’ and ‘oughts’ instead of chocolate. Words like repentance make people feel bad.  So we cut them out. We soften and replace them.   And now everyone feels a whole lot better. Except that – we don’t. We’re more depressed and stressed than ever before.  Why?  Because there’s false guilt; but there’s true guilt too.  If we don’t acknowledge it, then we can’t turn from it. And …Read More