Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

How trust works

Editor, the Journal,

Trust. Trust is everywhere in our lives. Look at the trust we have of the stuff we put in our mouths. Toothpaste, mouthwash, licking the glue on the envelope, the food we eat, the drugs (legal and illegal) we take and so on. Even our money says, "In God We Trust."

Trust is also like a rubber band; sometimes it stretches. Take a relationship where one person beats the hell out of the other partner and they say, "I am sorry and I won't do it again." Well, "again" happens again and again. That is real elastic trust. The cheating spouse that gets caught; "I am...

 

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