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But only telling part of the truth, as opposed to not confessing at all, was more likely to lead to increased feelings of guilt, shame and anxiety, the research found.
The German Christian movement, as it ironically came to be called, and its opponents, who eventually came to be known as the Confessing Church, were realities by the end of 1933, and the Kirchenkampf, or church struggle, had begun.
When you come humbly and sincerely to you partner, confessing your faults, you will find open arms, a responsive heart.
I think confessing cld wreck ur rel'shp - n i doubt she'll want 2 join u
Marque Clark, 31, was arrested Monday night after failing a lie detector test and confessing to the rape, said Capt.
In Graham Greene's novel, The Power and the Glory, the alcoholic hero-priest dies confessing that to be a saint is all that matters.
Since time immemorial Catholics have been told it is a sacrilege to receive the Eucharist without first confessing any serious (mortal) sin they may have committed.
Though both a convenience-oriented society and a lack of cultural predisposition play a role in diminishing participation in Reconciliation, the most common reason Catholics say they don't participate is that they feel uncomfortable confessing their sins to a priest.
This imagery is made explicit (presented as an actual elevator-into--confessional transition) in a scene in Le Confessionnal in which the pregnant 16-year-old Rachel tells Lepage's young Montgomery Cliff-like priest that her sin (a contemplation of suicide) is "too horrible to forgive" and he replies that she is not confessing to him but rather to God.
A BBC reporter - who spent six months undercover with the BNP - recorded another of the group's members, Steve Barkham, confessing to taking part in an attack on an Asian man.
Logan narrates his own story with straightforward honesty and self-deprecating humor, confessing that "I been a drinkin' man and a sinner .
This may be hard to believe, but it has happened countless times with fraud examiners: The subject actually will thank him for allowing him the privilege of confessing.