Honesty

Aug 4 2014

Tracey Jackson

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Addictions, Forgiveness, Growth, Honesty, Mindfulness

EXCUSE OR EXPLANATION?

EXCUSE OR EXPLANATION?

  Excuse and Explanation, two words, two distinct actions that are not only confused, but often misused. One thinks one is explaining something when in fact they are actually using an excuse. The dictionary defines excuse as a “defense, justification, and an alibi.” Where as explanation is “clarification, account and enlightenment.” Despite their very different meanings we often make an excuse when we should be offering up an explanation. We should be clarifying when we are defending. Here in the… Read More