It seems to be directly related, but not connected, to my realization the past few months that I have a misguided tendency towards expanding my quantity of friendships, while assuming I'll have the energy to implicity expand their quality. (to be developed soon, i've realized more)
Somebody somewhere sometime once said something valid about how efficient connections cannot increase in quality infinitely. I forget who, when, and the wording. Probably because I was too spread thin to categorize and organize it.
There are many reasons for the failure to comprehend Christ’s teaching...but the chief cause which has engendered all these misconceptions is this: that Christ’s teaching is considered to be such as can be accepted, or not accepted, without changing one’s life. - Leo Tolstoy