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I sincerely believe that it is far more beneficial and far less costly to help a child build confidence than it is to fix an adult who has little or none.

The Paradox of Our Time

on August 22, 2013

This is a wonderfully written piece that brings many of my thoughts together. Many people think they have so much in this world today, but in reality, they have very little of what is really important. People are far more valuable than any possessions yet too often we don’t take the time to cherish our loved ones and realize that our life on earth is very short. Today is all we have. Yesterday is gone and we may not be here tomorrow. Spend time with your loved ones today and show them how valuable they are. Remember that you are valuable too!

Morning Story and Dilbert

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgement; more experts, yet more problems; more medicine, but less wellness.

We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too little, drive too fast, get too angry too quickly, stay up too late, get up too tired, read too little, watch TV too much, and pray too seldom. We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values. We talk too much, love too seldom and hate too often.

We’ve learned how to make a living, but not a life. We’ve added years to life, not life to years. We’ve been…

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One response to “The Paradox of Our Time

  1. seeker says:

    Excellent reblog.

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