A man’s first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart

A man’s first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.” ~ Joseph Addison

Snap judgments about others actions, and intentions give easy rise to reproaches, yes. But so do our evaluations of what we have or have not done. If we are were as quick to examine what we are holding our hearts and minds, and forgive our own transgressions, real or imagined as well as those of the people around us, what might be different?

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