Posted by NBC News on Tuesday, November 12, 2018 06:30:18 The first time I had to say, ‘I’m sorry,’ was in my late teens, when I was still a Catholic.
It was a terrible, terrible moment for me, because I knew the worst was yet to come.
I was going through something horrible, but the thing that really hurt was that I was not a good person, that I couldn’t accept my own feelings.
I had a very small, tiny piece of me that was not my authentic self.
But when I realized that, it really helped me, and it helped me heal.
I learned that we’re all in this together, that there is always someone who’s going to look at us and see a mistake, a bad choice, or a mistake that we made, and that’s okay.
It’s okay to say sorry.
It really helps.
And I learned to be kind of quiet and to be honest with myself.
It wasn’t until I got older that I started to see what I was feeling, and how I felt, and I was able to say that, because it’s part of the journey.
I’ve always had a certain amount of self-compassion.
I’m not perfect.
I don’t think I’ve ever been perfect.
But I’ve learned to respect others’ choices.
And as I grew older, I really learned to accept myself for who I am.
I think that’s what it is to be human, that you can’t always accept what others want to think you are.
The thing is, when you’re in that kind of place, when the anger comes, when it’s out in the open, when people feel you are rejecting them and treating them unfairly, then it’s easy for you to get defensive and defensive and not want to be part of it.
And that’s why it’s so important to have a good conscience.
I believe it’s a big part of our faith that God is a good judge, that he will forgive us for our sins and forgive us if we are willing to repent and make amends.
It makes sense, really, that God has a plan for us.
When you feel angry, you have to be able to forgive yourself, but I don