During his first three months in office, President Barack Obama has surprised many with his willingness to admit errors. I must say that I’m always glad to hear about leaders who discuss mistakes and take measured steps towards reconciliation. This article from the Associated Press details seven recent examples of humility by Obama.
Love in Any Language Please tell me the things you love about me, As it makes me feel treasured. Please shower me with gifts, As they prove that you think loving thoughts about me even when I’m not in your presence. Please show me your love by serving me in ways big and small, As […]
Dr. Gary Bradt quotes our Five Languages of Apology in the section of his article about Saying You’re Sorry. Source: The website “How to Forget Your Ex.”
Lift This Barrier Between Us Please tell me you are sorry, As it helps me know you care about my feelings. Please admit you were wrong, As it lifts my heart when you don’t pass the blame. Please show me how you’ll fully restore me, As I was afraid things would never be right again. […]
Elwin Wilson a former KKK supporter says that even after his (long overdue) apology to Rep. John Lewis, questions still haunt him.
In a recent issue of Time Magazine (3/18/2009), columnist Nancy Gibbs wrote a comprehensive piece entitled”The Lost Art of Saying I’m Sorry”. The only comment I would add to Gibbs’ insightful piece is this: Having more apologies would be BETTER and having apologies that touch people who are listening for different parts of an apology […]
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