For those present on Sunday, I didn’t use the word “confession” until the last few sentences of the lesson. We have such a limited, skewed, and religiously ritualized idea of what it means, I wanted to tell a story first. I told the community about one of my own recent confessions, and how it opened my soul to freedom.
Also, here are a few of the slides I used to talk about how we arrive at our universal experience of existential shame.
SLIDES: Confession is Good for the Soul
Have a listen,