From Forgiveness to Forgetness
Forgive and forget. Really? Is there such a thing as forgetness of sins?
Remembering who or what has hurt us and how is part of self-preservation, isn’t it? Once burned–twice shy. We need to remember how not to get hurt so that we can function. But does God? And if we are to be like God, do we really need to remember every pain and who caused it?
All my life I’ve been told that if I go to confession, not only does God forgive my sincerely repented sins, but also forgets that they ever happened. That seemed contradictory because God knows