October 13, 2008

Blogtoberfest Day 13

Reflecting on the today.....

Karen posted this on her blog last year and I loved it so much I emailed it to everyone I knew!!
so thought Id share it with you too....

We have bigger houses but smaller families,
more conveniences, but less time.
We have more degrees, but less sense
more knowledge, but less judgement
more experts, but more problems
more medicines, but less healthiness.
We’ve been all the way to the moon and back
but have trouble crossing the street to meet the neighbor.
We built more computers to hold more information
to produce more copies than ever…but have less communication.
We have become long on quantity but short on quality.
These are fast times of fast foods but slow digestion.
Tall man but short character.
Steep profits but shallow relationships.
It is a time where there is much in the window
but nothing in the room.

~ The 14th Dalai Lama


  1. oh, that is so true!!

    ps - I've tagged you in the "6 uniques things" game :)

  2. I've read this before and it always stops me in its tracks. A lovely picture to go with it.

  3. Katie is right. That does stop you in your tracks.

  4. oh i love this. I saw the Dalai Lama when he came to Melbourne. he gave a talk at Optus oval, it was such a peaceful and beautiful experience.

  5. So simply but powerfully put and oh so true!

  6. o yes...so true.I already read it somewhere else also but it still hits home every time!I LOVE that photo too!

  7. Anonymous2:11 PM

    Have had a little trouble leaving comment but sorted it out now, found your blog via mmam's list & had fun trawling thru it & found Yanka doll from sfm. So happy to see it has gone to a good home, it made my day. Lovely blog & papergoods.


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