RECENT POSTS FROM SHERRON: Shame versus Grace

What would happen if instead of judging another person, we offered him or her unconditional grace?  I remember reading that in certain regions of South Africa, when someone does something wrong, he or she is taken to the center of the village and surrounded by his or her tribe for a time while they speak of all the good he or she has done.  In this tribe, individuals believe each person is good yet sometimes he or she  makes mistakes, which these people recognize as a cry for help. 

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