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When I was 6 years old, I got good and mad at my mother. I don’t even remember what it was about, but I kept quiet ― either that or she was intransigent on the issue. I don’t remember, but … Continue reading
Posted in Amends Tagged amends, anger, caring, contrition, debts, family, forgiveness, relationships, restitution, snail mail, sorrow, wheat pennies 2 Comments
Relational Power Tools
I love it when someone commits an offense against me. I’m not being facetious. I was pedaling my Gary Fisher in the rain this morning when it hit me: interpersonal offenses are opportune moments in a relationship.
Posted in Forgiveness, Friendship, Grace, Kindness, Love, Trust Tagged altruism, connection, cynicism, distrust, forbearance, forgiveness, friends, friendship, goodwill, grace, human, humanity, kindness, love, mistrust, nobility, patience, relations, relationships, suspicion, trust 2 Comments