There are several things I’d like to change in our culture. Some of my opins are a bit incendiary, and so much has already been (and continues to be) written, that for now I’ll leave such topics for those so inclined to pontificate. This, then, is not a biggie, but really, why in the world do we still expect new mothers and new widows to write thank you notes for their friends’ expressions of affection? And worse, why would someone even think about being offended if such a note doesn’t arrive in a “timely” manner (whatever that is, although I’m sure that’s also covered in mother’s long-standing book on proper etiquette.)
Please don’t misunderstand, I’m all about saying “thank you”. About acknowledging someone’s help. Certainly, we all could use more of an attitude of gratitude these days.
The same could have been said about a guy named (are you ready for this one?) Mordecai. He was a Jewish Continue reading “It’s all about timing…”