*Yeah. I thought that headline might get your attention. After all, with our busy schedules, I’d bet money the thought has crossed your mind.
It’s OK. You’re only human.
In fact, it was my own thoughts on the topic, uh, issue, er, incident that motivated this article. I was rushing around doing daily life stuff. You know, doing household chores while doing one of my TWO paying jobs; when I paused to write a quick group message to two people in the event they wanted to hook up because they were now in the same state and city (at least for a few days). But I also realized since they are both SO busy, all the time, they probably wouldn’t have time.
Then my mind did what everyone’s mind has the capacity to do on occasion…
Travel to that dark place.
Not that the two individuals receiving the message had anything to do with it. I mean, its not like they know each other that well. They were just the springboard to a thought.
I got to thinking about all the times we, people in general, have jumped through all kinds of hoops to make sure we get to that final celebration — the funeral of a dear friend or family member who we didn’t make time to see while they were here. While we could both appreciate it.
I thought… if I, or someone I cared dearly about, died today, would the death fit into busy schedules? Continue reading