3 Steps to Offering a Good Apology

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.

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Kathleen Notes: To apologize is a part of being in control and taking accountability for yourself...very powerful.



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