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Making Amends

One of the great things about the 12-step program to which I alluded when I wrote about my addiction some time ago is the necessity to make amends to people I have hurt or neglected or bad-mouthed. Or even, as I discovered recently, making amends to people about whom I have long held resentment but […]

Faith isn’t faith until it’s all you’re hanging onto

Back in the 1980s, in the lounge room of my Mum’s modest little apartment, there was a cheap framed print depicting a kitten clinging onto the outside of a wicker basket by his front claws. Below him was a void. He was probably too young to know that cats always land on all fours. Well, […]