God and the Gorilla
I expect most people have seen this video.
If you haven’t go ahead and view it.
Jordan Peterson reminded me of it in his book, and it prompted a few thoughts about the true nature of repentance.
We usually think of repentance as “being sorry for our sins”. We’ve done something wrong or left undone something we should have done. Prompted by guilt, shame or fear we tell God we’re sorry and we will try to do better next time. We take ourselves off to confession perhaps and put things right.
This is all well and good, and it is certainly necessary to be