Concepts create idols; only wonder grasps anything. - St Gregory of Nyssa

Tuesday, April 30, 2013


DH and I were talking about Confession the other day.

The sacrament changes us, this we know. We are freed from the bonds of our confessed sins. I maintain that the main thing confession teaches us is to be -- honest.

The Lord God already knows everything we have done, said, and thought. But He wants us to be honest with ourselves. He can't -- or won't -- heal us until we acknowledge something is wrong, needs healing, needs correcting.

On being Honest with yourself.

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