Relationships: Like sewing on a button (Tina Sidoti)

Posted: October 20, 2015 in behavioral health, faith based, relationships
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This morning my wife, Tina, surprised me with a wonderful metaphor.  She needed to sew on a button.  After getting the needle and thread from her sewing basket she said, “Isn’t it funny how with all of the technology available, when I need to sew on a button I still reach for a needle and thread?”We reflected together about how personal relationships, at certain times, require the same kind of attention from us that sewing on a button does, in that you need to be “present in the moment.”

There is technology that can sew on a button.  But when it comes to the most important aspect of life, our relationships, technology will never replace personal, focused attention, and active engagement.

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Charles W. Sidoti is the author of, Living at God’s Speed, Healing in God’s Time, with Rabbi Akiva Feinstein:

Read the Introduction, Table of Contents, and a Sample Chapter on the Twenty-Third Publications website:  http://store.pastoralplanning.com/liatgospiing.html

Buy it on Amazon $13.46:  http://www.amazon.com/Living-Gods-Speed-Healing-Time/dp/158595831X

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