May The Bridges I’ve Burned Light The Way

StumbleUpon sends me here first:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9049120/Losing-touch-with-friends-most-common-deathbed-regret.html

4) I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.

“Often they would not truly realise (sic) the full benefits of old friends until their dying weeks and it was not always possible to track them down.

“Many had become so caught up in their own lives that they had let golden friendships slip by over the years.

“There were many deep regrets about not giving friendships the time and effort that they deserved.

“Everyone misses their friends when they are dying.”

That last line is pretty deep, “everyone misses their friends when they are dying”. The family I’ve fallen out of touch with, the women I never call back, acquaintances that want to be friends. All the people I waylay in pursuit of something else, something I value more than them at the moment. Will I regret it all right before I exhale my final breath, when it’s too late to change it all? Is it worth it?

I roll the thought around my head as I hit the button again and I get this…

 

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