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Friends forever?

How to know when to let go Gloria recently finished up studies to become a master gardener and began creating a beautiful garden on her property. As she planted, fertilised, and weeded, she began to enjoy the result of her labour. However, whenever one of her closest friends came by all she did was criticise. […]

Friday 24 February

Ecclesiasticus 6:5-17; Psalm 119; Mark 10:1-12 Friendship It is often said that a dog is a man’s best friend. If that is true, it is a somewhat unfortunate truth. Forming friendships with one another is such an important element of a happy and fulfilling life. It is also an integral part of our spiritual journey […]

What I wish I’d said to Tom

I mentioned in the September Messenger that one day I would like to talk about Tom, someone to whom I owe amends as part of my 12-step addiction recovery program. It had not occurred to me that I would attempt it so soon but it keeps niggling me. I met Tom in 2004. He and […]

Talking about Spirituality Today – Five Gospel Loves

d] Friendship and Generativity We have looked at Gospel loves concerning God, others and oneself together with the balancing opposites – humour, leisure and self-denial. This month we turn our attention to friendship and generativity. Friendship  Think of times we have run into an acquaintance or a friend. The end of the conversation may go […]