I often think of how we can be on sin in others and in ourselves. I am slowly beginning to understand the gift of honesty no matter the means delivered and the gift of correction. I still struggle with the fact that the most needed correction can hurt the most. What I do not understand is why we can’t master our vices easily. Perhaps there is a reason why. Yes there is freewill. Ultimately I have met no perfect person no matter how devout. I am beginning to think there may be a a very good reason for why things hurt us and why we cannot easily overcome our vices
I find the things that hurt the most bear the most fruit in my life. It’s an opportunity to either turn toward God or to turn away and try to “cope” on your own. Life experience is the only way to really come to know this.