It has been a very long while since last I made a blog post. So many things have happened during that time, yet for one of the few times in my life, I chose not to share them. Sure I shared some of the events on Facebook and Twitter, but with only minimum detail. What I did share was either something that many people had either known about or I had shared about in my past. But still I kept the information to a minimum.
If you took a look at my Facebook “friend” list you would see well over 600 people. Take a look at the “KIDS FIGHT CLUB” Facebook page and I have almost 900. And then there is the basically lifeless “SUTHUN MUSIK” page with its paltry 280 friends, most of which are already my friends on Facebook. I will get to my point on these numbers in a moment.
This isn’t a cry out for me. The close friends that I have are for the most part paying attention. They may not always understand what’s going on, but they do pay attention. I wonder if it’s the same for you?
* Do they notice when you are down?
* Do they notice when you are absent from your normal social media routine?
* Can they read between the lines about how you are feeling?
There is a message somewhere in that silence. There is something going on behind those little innuendoes and distant eyes. Sometimes a silent voice speaks louder than a lion’s roar.
Don’t let social media be the only link between family and friends. Reach out to them with a call, a card, or an old-fashioned letter. Be a light in the darkness. Without these things all those so-called “friends” mean very little.