From the May 2018 magazine.

Never too late

It took a little time, but she learned to love her mom, thanks to the wonder of Step Nine

I was nearly 50 years old when I made my first attempt at making amends to my mom, who was the first name on my Eighth Step list.

My part went like this: “Mom, I’m sorry we haven’t gotten along so well all these years and I want you to know that at least half of the arguments we’ve had were my fault.” To which she responded, “Well, I wish you would tell that to your brother because he thinks everything is my fault.”

-- Linda W.

Westland, Michigan

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