The reason you make mistakes is because you are human.
Easter is not about eggs.
It’s not about baskets and bunnies.
It’s not about bonnets and brunch. ( Despite the Pavlovian response I just had to the word brunch. #drooling)
Easter is about forgiveness.
Easter is a reminder that we all make mistakes. That we all fall short of the ideal. That we often offend or disappoint others through our actions or inactions.
We are imperfect humans. Despite our best efforts and intentions, we don’t always do the right thing. (Sorry Spike Lee.)
The human mind is the most complicated of all machines. Our outputs are not always logical. Just ask Will Smith.
Remember that you are on your own learning journey. And so am I.
Canceling a human for making a mistake is a mistake.
You’re only human. You’re supposed to make mistakes.
It is far better to celebrate growth and improvement through the infinite Earthly game of trial and error.
Forgive others. Forgive yourself.
You have been forgiven by a higher power. That is the great news of Easter.
Pass it on.
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Originally published at http://adamalbrecht.blog on April 17, 2022.