It seeks relief14 October 2020
People who don’t confess their sins are constantly under the burden of guilt and are a long way from God. This is why their soul mourns and suffers. The abnormal moral state to which sinners are subject, the relentless strictures, are caused by awareness in the soul which recognizes its sin and seeks respite. The soul seeks confession because it knows the divine commandment, because it knows that’s the only means of reconciliation and rapprochement with God.