If you ask most people what they regret most in their lives, their answers might surprise you. Very often, they don’t regret something they did, but something they didn’t do.
Most of us think forgiveness is all about the things we have done wrong. But there are actually two kinds of sins we are called to consider tonight. Yes, there are our sins of commission, the things we did to hurt others and ourselves. But we are here to tally something else too. Our sins of omission. The sin of the path we didn’t take because of fear, the times we didn’t show up, didn’t help, the words we didn’t speak.