Saying “I’m sorry” isn’t an admission that the entire argument or situation was your fault. It’s owning the part you played....
.....I confess, there have been plenty of times where I shook my finger at his faults while justifying my own. It feels pretty natural, huh? But we’re all responsible for our own actions. (I think I just heard my mother’s voice.) Someone can treat me unfairly, but I don’t have to return that in kind.
Proverbs 15:1 reminds me, “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”
My “soft answer” required a good apology. And it’s probably good to point out that a good apology doesn’t need to be lengthy or overloaded with emotion. Instead, I’ve found apologizing works best when I keep to three simple steps....more
Kathleen Notes: To apologize is a part of being in control and taking accountability for yourself...very powerful.
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