Anyone else out there got teenagers in the house? Man, how it infuriates me when they whip out their phones at the table, or while watching TV, or in the middle of exam revision. The soundtrack to my life would simply not be complete without the regular rhythmic pings of their group chat notifications.
The thing is, sometimes I’m guilty of these things, too – when I really care about an email response or am expecting a message. Hypocrite that I am!
Let’s rewind, hear the silence, reacquaint ourselves with emptiness of mind – so that the stories can take hold!