Accountability More than Atonement – New Post at Quest for Meaning

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This month Quest for Meaning is focusing on atonement. Given that we are all prone to slip-ups, mistakes, and the occasional faux pas, atonement is probably something that we have all considered from time to time. Read more about why I think we should rid ourselves of atonement and focus, instead, on accountability. Below is an excerpt but you can read more here.

“Instead of focusing on atonement for our wrongs, I would suggest that we focus on accountability. By holding ourselves and others to a higher standard, we focus on our potentials and capabilities, rather than focusing on our failures, flaws, and shortcomings.”

 

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