Busyness blinds us

“Our busyness can blind us to other people or at least make us feel less guilty for turning the other way and walking past someone who needs help. When we create margin, we give ourselves the opportunity to notice and truly see people. The way we spend the margin we have affects the people being pushed to the margins themselves.” — Terence Lester, I See You

Sometimes, we want to be blind.

One thought on “Busyness blinds us

  1. Excellent thought. It makes me think of the Good Samaritan story. Giving money, time or self requires advanced planning–making sure there’s something left to give.

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