This is very true. I am need of repentance and forgiveness. I am also in need of reminding myself of how much God loves me, despite my need to begin again. I don't want to dwell on my sinfulness. I want to dwell on God's love and mercy.
I am having a "good Lent" - making time for more time with Christ and listening to God's input as I share my day in prayer. Sometimes I find God is asking me to change in a way I feel powerless to do. Sometimes I may see, for the first time, something within me that is separating me from God's love. I need to focus on God's love, for the Evil Spirit, and there is an Evil Spirit, tries to sow seeds of discouragement within me when I step back to see all I am being asked to take a look at. God loves me with everything I am only now discovering about myself. That is what this season of Lent is all about. Midway, I thank God for loving me unconditionally and as I chip away at the interior things I need to work at, I am keeping my focus on the right place: on God and God's GENEROUS love for me. :)