One thing I’m grateful for is the opportunity to say ‘I’m sorry’. No matter how long it takes for me to realise when I’ve done wrong or caused hurt, I will always say sorry. There is a freedom that comes when you acknowledge that you do not know it all and that your feelings are not always legitimate, neither should they be your decision maker.
Sometimes we get it wrong and we realise that we’ve got it wrong but — we still pretend to be right… 😂 pride is a funny thing.
Sometimes we get it wrong and may feel like the opportunity to say ‘sorry’ has passed. I believe that when you are cognisant of your error you should make every effort to apologise to those affected; not necessarily with the intention to reconcile, but with the intention of bringing your thoughts and attitudes in light of the expectations of your Father God and letting the ‘sorry’ be an opportunity for pruning your character (that’s another blog post pending and a hymn 🙊).
And even when you can’t physically apologise, perhaps due to distance, death or airtime from the recipients…Psalm 19:13 reminds us that we can ask God for the forgiveness of hidden faults. We don’t need to recount them all. His grace is sufficient.
“Keep cleansing me, God, and keep me from my secret, selfish sins; may they never rule over me! For only then will I be free from fault and remain innocent of rebellion.” – Psalms 19:13; The Passion Translation
Saying sorry is not the easiest thing to do, but it is one of the most liberating human things to do. Sometimes being ‘right’ starts with admitting your ‘wrongs’. Give it a go this week, let the word ‘sorry’ roll off your tongue to someone you need to apologise to. His grace is indeed sufficient for us all.
“Also keep back Your servant from presumptuous (deliberate, willful) sins; Let them not rule and have control over me. Then I will be blameless (complete), And I shall be acquitted of great transgression.” – PSALM 19:13 AMP
Hymn: Speak O Lord (Verse 2) – ‘test our thoughts and our attitudes in the radience of Your purity’
Kanayo is a Multi-award winning, Author and Senior leader in education whose experience ranges from being a Deputy Head of Sixth Form, Head of Psychology and Lead Practitioner. Kanayo believes that these 3 elements are the driving force of her ministry and career. D.I.G; Drive, Integrity and Grace.
Having a psychology degree provides me with a broad scope to experience many industries and fields of work. Although, my main aim is to continuously learn and also to share my knowledge and experience with others, within and beyond the constraints of the psychology community. Hence my pursuit to teach!
Hopefully, the readers of this blog will find that it is infested with a scope of psychological knowledge, with the intention of conveying psychology in such a way that it is interesting and understandable to those who aren’t studying it as a discipline. In addition, you will find that I heavily cover various topics aside of psychology such as, Christianity because I am a Christian. I draw both passions together, Psychology and Christianity, observing how they complement and sometimes clash! This blog is where ‘Psychology meets Scripture’.
As well as teaching Psychology, I know God has called me to do something far greater in this world. My passion is for His Word and to encourage others to read the Bible, fall in love with it, but most importantly…fall in love with The Author! My role of teaching is not limited to psychology. I strongly believe God is stirring up the ‘teacher’ office of the Five fold ministry in me.
I’m a doctor by virtue, healing and performing heart surgery with words of encouragement.
I am extremely driven and passionate about getting everyone; both Christians and non-Christians to read, understand and live out the word of God. To achieve this, I’ve created online Bible Challenges, whereby people around the world via social media, read a book in the Bible, one chapter a day and share what they have drawn out from the text. I have numerous Bible challenges, all accessible from my blog (www.doctorkanayo.com) and the YouVersion Bible App where over 250,000 people have completed my devotionals around the world. One Bible Challenge at a time, I aim to change the skewed perceptions of the Bible being irrelevant and to show the true reality that the bible is ‘juicy’, tremendously relevant, fun and easy to read. My one prayer is that my teachings and writings from His word, will touch at least ONE person. That would be a serious mission accomplished to the glory of God!
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2 thoughts on “I’m sorry”
Hey Kanayo it’s been a couple years now since we last chat. I remember when you was going through a tough one at the time don’t want to get into details with it. But I use to send you prayers daily to make sure you were good at the time and to see you and what your doing today is amazing ! God has not left your side. Continue to do The Lord work. I’m so happy for you 😊
Aww thank you so much for checking in Craig. God Bless you for your support and kind words ♥️