I heard a lyric in a song the other day that stood out. The singer said “do ya ever get the feeling there ain’t no hole when you’re not around?”
It struck me.
The idea of being seen or connecting isn’t new for me or new for this space. It comes up a lot actually.
I wonder however, if it bears repeating this time of year. So many people, parties, activities, family, it’s easy to get lost. It’s easy to be in a room full of people and be alone.
And how sad is that. A room full of family, friends, co-workers and someone is for all intents and purposes alone. Maybe it’s their own fault. Maybe they won’t engage. Maybe they don’t want to connect. Maybe their tired or sick. Maybe they’re an introvert and the group is too much.
And maybe they are all alone in a room full of people that won’t’ notice when they aren’t around.
Maybe they are in a room with you and you won’t notice when they aren’t around.
Maybe no matter what they room, no one notices when they aren’t around.
Maybe they wish there would be a hole when they aren’t around.
Maybe we should notice so there is a hole when they aren’t around.