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Want to Teach Your Children How to Respect the Dignity of Others? Start with a Good Apology.

We all have dignity – it was given to us by God when He created us in His own image.  Such a beautiful statement , but a hard concept to teach to our children.  Actually, a hard concept for all of us.  Why is it so hard to  value the dignity of others?  We don’t listen when others are talking, just think about what we want to say next.  We get frustrated when someone in front of us in line is taking too long because they are trying to find the exact change in their purse.  We get irritated when people are offended by something we did and find it hard to apologize.  Instead, we try to analyze the situation and figure out how we were forced to say or do what we did because of something that person did first.  Oh, is it just me who does these things?  That ugly sin of pride.   This is the one sin that I find myself trying to remove from my life permanently.  The way I am attempting to do this is by becoming better at apologizing.

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