Much In The Window But Nothing In The Room
“We have bigger houses but smaller families; more conveniences, but less time;
We have more degrees, but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgment; 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 new neighbour.
We’ve built more computers to hold more information to produce more copies than ever, but have less communications;
We have become long on quantity, but short on quality.
These times are times of fast foods; but slow digestion;
Tall man but short character; Steep profits but shallow relationships. It is time when there is much in the window, but nothing in the room.” – Dalai Lama
Every now and then I come across words like the ones above that make me really stop, and reflect.
The True Question
“The truth will set you free'”
Verse 8:32 of the Gospel of John
“Is this it?”
This is one of the most common answers I hear when I ask experienced leaders what their biggest fear is. (There are 3 or 4 main ones)
It’s not a nice feeling to climb the so called ladder of success only to get to the top of the wall and not like the view…