As someone who struggles to be on time, this article is a pretty major ouch – a good ouch. I wouldn’t say my tardiness is exactly my best trait, but ouch nonetheless. It is true – we don’t take into consideration how fleeting this life is, but we also don’t take the time to have compassion for people and their struggle.
One time I got pissed at a massage therapist because she canceled the day of our massage, only to discover her autistic brother was in town for the first time in years…yeah…I felt like a douche.
We make so many assumptions and then judge based on what we imagine, which is always worse than what actually is. So while I agree with the harsh feedback RE: perpetual lateness, I prefer to air on the side of, “Easy up tiger, there are wayyyy bigger fish to fry.”