They can "apologize" over and over but when their behavior doesn't really change, its proof they they may not either....but God loves them just as much as he loves you... HE has faith in them so we should too!
"A variation of the lesson my grandmother taught me when I began teaching school. She retired (twice!) and still subs at age Her advice to me was to love the kids who are the hardest to love, because those are the ones who need it more. Best advice ever.