Forgive Yourself?

Have you ever done something so bad you can believe you did it?  Regret washes over you and you desperately want a do-over.  Since none of us can we settle for second best: forgiving ourselves.  Everyone from Dr. Phil to church pastors agree it will liberate.

But are we two people?  Am I part sinner and part accountability partner?  When I sin, is it really against myself–or others?  When I sin, is it really against myself–or God?  What’s the gospel say?  Here’s what Forgiving our Mothers and Fathers author Leslie Leyland Fields’ has to say:


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