Relationships | Staying in touch with children in the cell phone age
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 10/01/19, 11:38 am
When I was in child-raising mode, my mother phoned periodically. I never phoned her. God has given us sure principles to live by, and one of them is “with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you” (Luke 6:38). Now it’s my turn to hear crickets, and to feel that each contact of mine is an interruption.
Last Easter dinner I made them all watch a comedy skit called “Mother” by Nichols and May. An excerpt:
“Hello, Arthur? This is your mother. … Remember me?”