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Healing Quotes on Repentance

Ted Chiang Quote "There is repentance, there is atonement, and there is forgiveness..."

The action of retrospection relating to one’s past wrongdoings has been at play even before the first religion made its presence. Nowadays, it is a mostly religious term used to display one’s true devotion to themselves and their god. However, that doesn’t mean only religious individuals are prone to repentance. What truly signifies contrition is the irreversible change that was brought about by one’s reflection and realization of their mistakes. Religion is a welcome but unnecessary aid in achieving and practicing repentance. That who repents is bound to improve through suffering caused by the sudden gain of consciousness.

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