Posts tagged forgiveness
Yes, But Are You Really Sorry?

When it comes to disciplining my boys, they have very opposite and extreme responses.

My moper is over the top with sorrowful expression.  'Mommy, I'm the worst boy in the whole world.' 'I should sit in time out forever.' 'I can't do anything right.'  He is genuinely quite sorrowful over his sin and foolish behavior.  It takes a lot of hugs and reassurance after discipline for him to move on.

On the other hand, his brother likes to deflect sin, ignoring it by pressing on to the next important thing (in his mind)...

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