I have been thinking about them a lot lately after a recent conversation with someone close to me.
I could generalize that statement and say we are all deserving of second chances. However much I believe that to be true, I don't want to generalize that phrase at all. Second chances are not a generality but a personal decision and a personal grace.
We all screw up. All of the time. I would use stronger language because that statement warrants it, but I know my publisher hates profanity so I will refrain. We all make huge, giant, gargantuan whoppers of mistakes. We all hurt people and disappoint people and do damage in some way. So how do we choose who should get a second chance or a third or a hundredth?
I have been called naïve, stupid and blind in my lifetime simply because I am a firm believer that people can change, that someone can be sorry. I have had people tell me, "You are setting yourself up for heartache." Or "How can you believe that so andRead More »from second chances