More quotes and caveats to help us with forgiveness
Shame is a contracting emotional force which can harm the spirit and cause soul loss or sickness. Shame is even more debilitating than guilt and leads to an increased lack of self worth!
Ezekiel implies that our unskillfulness on the path of life have a somatic effect. This may be why we need to translate our spiritual practice and our forgiveness also into our bodies.
...even if we are not forgiven in our attempts
Ancient wisdom can help us see we are all one though not the same and all made in the image of the Divine - "namaste - I see the God in you."
It pays to have a sense of humor