I can better understand how confession could serve as spiritual direction. But, I don't thik of confession as looking at two versions of myself. Kelly did not make any statements that would convince me to go to confession. I see the logic in seeing your pastor or a priest you know well. I will go out of a sense of obligation.
Confession can make us uncomfortable. Imagine being Pope Francis and having it video taped and photographed. AKWARD! But he does it ANYWAY so he can better serve his people. Catch the video:
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