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a passionate repentance

Be ashamed when you sin, don't be ashamed when you repent. There are…

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may God stand
Be ashamed when you sin, don't be ashamed when you repent. There are
two things: sin and repentance. Sin is the wound, repentance is the
medicine. Sin is followed by shame; repentance is followed by
boldness. Satan has overturned this order and given boldness to sin and
shame to repentance.

St. John Chrysostom, +407

Interesting that this quote should come when I'm supposed to make my first Confession Saturday. If, that is, I am able to swap my shift for someone else's. And right now I don't know if I can. I'm apprehensive but at the same time, I'll be glad to do it, and be..clean.
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