Letter – Monday good for the mind

I was in a group session for a number of weeks and we were asked every Friday to read Monday Magazine cover to cover to help us

Monday good for the mind

For some reason back in 2007, following some trauma in my life, I was in a group session for a number of weeks and we were asked every Friday to read Monday Magazine cover to cover to help us get out of our painful depression  with a good check on reality. I never understood it at the time, but have to tell you I’m a convert. Your voice of focus on the reality of life works.

I believe research-based journalism is the best way toward freedom from things getting worse. My story on the bus pass challenge is a good example of how a small thing like a $45 bus pass can lead to a crisis if  the solution is avoided or ignored or excused by stupid rules that people make on our behalf as so-called government.

We are over policed and over governed. Socially excluded, vulnerable people need a voice, and Monday Magazine is that voice. I can tell you that (because of your article) two people whom I met, but do not know well, gave me bus tickets to see me through the week toward pension day. I am now able to go to my doctor visit. Thank you for your awesome work.

Ron A. Kinch,Victoria

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