Years ago when my kids were little, I punished one of the boys for something. My wife Sue told me later, “You know, he didn’t do that.” I still cringe when I remember that. He was just a little guy, and I went to him and apologized.
After my son was an adult I told him once, “I still feel terrible about that. I’m so sorry.” He just laughed. “Dad, I don’t even remember what you’re talking about. Besides,” he added, “I got away with all kinds of stuff.”
Well, he made me feel better, but it’s important for us to recognize injustice when we see it, and to take steps to right our wrongs.
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