Everyone makes mistakes, but it can be tough to forgive ourselves. Sometimes it's not just our mistakes we have trouble forgiving, but our basic human limitations. How do we let go of who were going to be? How do we extend compassion to ourselves? How do we come home to who we are?
Karen Van Fossan graduated from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in 2015, and has been serving as the minister for the Bismarck Mandan UU congregation since August 2015. She is a foster mom, pastoral counselor, writer, and social justice advocate.
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