Earlier this week Chris Hogan shared a tweet that stuck with me:
“GOD forgave you. If you refuse to forgive yourself then you are choosing to resist his grace. #truth”
That’s a pretty powerful statement! One worth remembering.
We all mess up. We all sin. It’s a given. What we need to do is learn from it. Learn to ask for forgiveness from God, from others… and from ourself. I do realize from my own experiences that this can be easier said than done.
It’s funny how things work out. As I was trying to decide if I wanted to write about this topic something happened that made the decision clear. My Mom would call it a “God Wink.” The first tweet I saw this morning was from Pope Francis:
“Sometimes we are saddened by the weight of our sins. May we not be discouraged. Christ has come to lift this burden and give us peace.”
I hope you can take comfort in these words. I know I do.