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Shedding guilt

From the January 27, 2014 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

This article originally appeared in The Christian Science Monitor with the title “Shredding guilt.”

When I foundered in the grip of guilt over an unkind retort I had hurled in a moment of frustration, I tried to lessen my anguish by justifying the comment in some way. But attempts at self-justification did nothing to placate the anguish that was robbing me of my peace of mind.