Thinking, thinking, thinking, it's what we compulsively do all day long. The problem is, it tends to drive us crazy. I suggest one way to think that will help you be less crazy and more sane.
Of course, God is loving and so He forgives us out of his nature. But there is another reason God forgives us that will probably shock you, and yes, it's in the Bible.
Others don't hear the words you say, they hear the consciousness you are in when you say the words. Listen as I explain how human beings actually communicate to others.
We continue to explore how St. Francis accepted people for who they already were. St. Francis was realistic about human nature and gave great grace to the people he met.