“Know thyself!” There is nothing that so aids and assists the awakening of Omniscience within us as insistent thoughts about one’s own transgressions, errors, mistakes… And that is why I turn back to the years of my imprisonment and say,… “Bless you, prison.”… I nourished my soul there. “Bless you, prison, for having been in my life!" - The Gulag Archipelago.
When we seem to fall and stumble in the eyes of God over and over again, we can often beat ourselves up quite well. However, there is a hidden treasure in that awareness. It leads so perfectly, and magnificently, to an awakening, to The Almighty, full of grace and truth, a love so amazing, so divine. Who is like our God, who forgives sin?