Have you ever broken a ceramic mug? What happens when you do that? I know for me that usually means sweeping up the broken pieces and dumping them in the trash. The mug no longer has any value or use to me if it cannot serve the purpose it was intended for, so it becomes garbage.
Coffee shops are my favorite place to work, read, people watch, and meet with people. Today as I look around my favorite coffee shop, everyone is on their respective laptops, phones, tablets, etc, and I can’t help but think about how we were made for community and connection. We were created with a deep desire to be seen, known, and loved. But, we have turned our tools for connection into a crutch that distances us from the world around us and the people living in it, and I’m the guiltiest of them all.
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