A Holiday Gift
Many caregivers who have attended the Fearless
Caregiver Conferences have asked me for a copy of the following story
with which I usually open my speeches. The story is attributed to
George Carlin, but he always denied having written it.
Nonetheless, it really speaks to me as a caregiver and hopefully to you
The Paradox of our Time
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 less.
We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less
time. We have more degrees, but less sense; more knowledge, but less
judgment; more experts, yet more problems; more medicine, but less