Tell Them you Love Them

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by nccountrygirl, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    >>A wonderful Message by George Carlin:
    >>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
    >>more knowledge, but less judgment, more experts, yet more problems, more
    >>medicine, but less wellness.
    >>We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too
    >>drive too fast, get too angry, stay up too late, get up too tired, read
    >>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 al l the way to the moon and back, but
    >>trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor. We conquered outer
    >>but not inner space. We've done larger things, but not better things.
    >>We've cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul. We've conquered the
    >>but not our prejudice. We write more, but learn less. We plan more, but
    >>accomplish less. We've learned to rush, but not to wait. We build more
    >>computers to
    >>hold more information, to produce more copies than ever, but we
    >>less and less.
    >>These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion, big men and small
    >>character, steep profits and shallow relationships. These are the days of
    >>incomes but more divorce, fancier houses, but broken homes. These are days
    >>quick trips, disposable diapers, throwaway morality, one night stands,
    >>overweight bodies, and pills that do everything from cheer, to quiet, to
    >>kill. It is
    >>a time when there is much in the showroom window and nothing in the
    >>stockroom. A time when technology can bring this letter to you, and a time
    >>when you
    >>can choose either to share this insight, or to just hit delete...
    >>Remember; spend some time with your loved ones, because they are not
    >>to be around forever.
    >>Remember, say a kind word to someone who looks up to you in awe, because
    >>that little person soon will grow up and leave your side.
    >>Remember, to give a warm hug to the one next to you, because that is the
    >>only treasure you can give with your heart and it doesn't cost a cent.
    >>Remember, to say, "I love you" to your partner and your loved ones, but
    >>of all mean it. A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes from
    >>inside of you.
    >>Remember to hold hands and cherish the moment for someday that person
    >>not be there again.
    >>George Carlin
  2. dbjay417

    dbjay417 Songster

    Dec 14, 2007
    not that this takes away from the content of the piece, but according to snopes this is not the work of George Carlin or a random witness to the columbine massacre, but rather it was posted to a website called hacks-r-us in 1998 by one Jeff Dickson.
  3. newchickowner

    newchickowner Songster

    Aug 19, 2007
    We've been al l the way to the moon and back, but
    >>trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor.

    Regardless who wrote it, it makes you think. Recently I noticed my neighbor building something in his backyard. His property butts up to the center of my back pasture. The frame caught my attention because it looks like a coop. :| It's slow going 'cause of the cold weather here and there, but then he put window and door frames in it and it's looking more like a coop! [​IMG] then sides and a roof and a frame for a large run and sure enough it's a coop!!! [​IMG] I'm excited because it looks like my chicken hobby may be rubbing off on my neighborhood! However I told my b/f that I'm not sure if I could go over there to befriend him. In this world you just never know how things will go (although I'm sure it'll be fine) but I haven't worked up the courage. I thought that I could go over and see if he's a member of this website, and if not, tell him about it. That should break the ice. Any thoughts???​
  4. Royicus

    Royicus Songster

    Jul 21, 2007
    Western Oregon
    There are always going to be people that gripe about the way things are and wish they were like the olden times. However, if people liked the olden times so much, they would hot have adopted the newer way of doing things.

    It is also my belief that human nature has always been bad. Look back on how humans have treated other humans thousands of years ago. It is not good.

    There are always examples of honor, bravery, and good will throughout different places of the world, but the nasty, hateful, and merciless acts draw more attention.

    I do, however, think that everyone should cherish their family and other significant people in their life. But love is something that should be shown more than spoken.

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