repentant person

See: penitent
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The Lord Jesus used the symbol of the pearl to describe the allembracing forgiveness of God in the life of a repentant person, whose attitude and actions have previously displeased Him.
This book has a novel approach to saints' lives, an approach which teaches an important truth: God forgives the repentant person, indeed so much that they can not only gain heaven but can also gain the glory and pre-eminence of beatified or canonized saints.
But in the aftermath, what more could a repentant person do than acknowledge his wrongdoing, sincerely apologize, ask for forgiveness, seek medical help for his disease, and initiate dialogue with those whom he has hurt?