penitence


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remorse for your past conduct

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As a Day of Sacrifice and in line with the penitential character of Lent, many will try to abstain from meat on all seven Fridays of the 40-day Lenten observance as a form of penitence.
Yet he did not always punish offenders,and was frequently satisfied with penitence. By suppressing abuses in his first year as governor he made people realise that under good laws it was better to live at peace with the Romans, rather than to rebel against them.'' Where did it all go wrong?
'There was not an ounce of compunction or penitence for the wrong he had wrought to Malaysia, unlike his cousin who announced yesterday that he was fully aware that the GE14 results signalled the need for drastic reforms, and will not be offering himself as a candidate for any position,' said Lim in a reference to Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.
Yet even as we accept that Christ died on the cross for our salvation, we still like to show our remorse for our sins by performing acts of penitence. Even when we do not self-flagellate literally, we do punish ourselves when we feel guilty of something or other: directly, through sacrifice, or indirectly, through endlessly scrolling our Facebook newsfeeds.
Therefore, the best evidence of penitence for such a party is not just to own up and apologize, but to also return the looted funds.
"Saint Gregory the Wonderworker on the four forms of gradual penitence" is the title of Chapter 4, in which the author talks about the steps of repentance, the primacy of condescension and economy (o^Kovop^a), reconciliation and the unification of the sinner with the entire Church and then the fact that the priest is the witness of the believer's repentance.
12-15 for the 12 Hours of Penitence mountain bike endurance race.
The book is structured around the Roman Catholic sacrament of confession and penitence. Harrison provides a superb analysis of the discussion and debate regarding whether the process of conversion of autochthonous communities should have taken place by means of the European missionaries mastering the native languages, in this case Quechua, or by imposing the Spanish language upon the conquered nations.
In the light of its etymology, gnawing is a description of special relevance, for remorse is borrowed from medieval Latin remorsus, a noun derivative of Latin remordere, "to bite again, vex persistently," from re- plus mordere, "to bite." When a monk known as Dan Michel of Northgate, in the year 1340, finished his English translation of a French manual on sin and penitence, he called it Ayenbite of Inwyt--which we would render in Modern English as Remorse of Conscience.
'Perhaps There Is Hope': Reading Lamentations As a Polyphony of Pain, Penitence, and Protest
A Vatican investigation found Karadima guilty in 2011 and sentenced the now 84-year-old to a cloistered life of "penitence and prayer" (NCR, April 25-May 8, 2014).
Approximately 1,300 Catholic faithful, 51 of 120 national lawmakers and 30 priests have taken a stand against Barros' appointment, alleging that he concealed the abuse of former priest Fernando Karadima, who was sentenced by the Vatican in 2011 to a "life of prayer and penitence" for the sexual abuse of minors.
After judgments have been made and penitence performed, both the offender and offended bend toward each other.
The act of reconstructing past psychical life, of changing the arrow of time from a forward to a retrospective direction, is the main premise of penitence. One must admit with Kierkegaard that repetition is a basic religious category.
Indeed, the ladder of Thrift allows one to skip the lesser virtues of Confession, Penitence, and Industry, and be free of the downward pull of the vices Indulgence, Temper, Conceit, Mischief, Pugnacity, and Disobedience.