The importance of contact

February 3, 2010 at 7:50 pm | Posted in Musings | Leave a comment
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I chatted to my son tonight who is now a weekly boarder at SACS and is therefore living away from home five days a week. Tonight I could hear homesickness in his voice for the first time in three weeks. I could feel the privilege and bittersweet sadness (or joy) of being able to tell him on the phone how important he is to me and to hear his voice soften with the felt connection.

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