My assignment: To write about my feelings surrounding responsibility and blame. It’s been much harder than expected. I keep missing the mark. It took a book and the words of another to capture what I could not.
“I think back on my childhood, the word shame serves as an umbrella. It is the sense of being completely insufficient as a person, the nagging feeling that for some reason you’re defective and unworthy. That is how I felt all the time (Manning 51). To read more about Manning: http://brennanmanning.com/