I was walking through a retirement village yesterday and overheard this conversation:
An elderly lady was talking of her daughters and was saying that she hardly ever gets to see them and explained that that was because they are incredibly busy. She said that she didn’t mind really because as long as they were busy, they were getting on and doing something with their lives….
This struck me so forcefully and gave me food for thought and yes, cause for regret as well. Both of my parents haved passed on and to my shame and regret I must admit that I was also very busy getting on with my life – working all the hours that God sent.
Looking back now, with kids of my own also busy getting on with their lives, I wish, I do so wish, that I made the time to visit and spend more ti…