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Shut Up Voices or i'll Poke you with a Q-tip Again!
IN OUR universe 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 wellness.
We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too little, drive too fast, get too angry, stay up too late, get up too tired, read too little, watch TV too much, and pray too seldom.
IN OUR universe 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 all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbour. We conquered outer space 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 atom, 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 communicate less and less.
IN OUR universe These are times of fast food, and slow digestion, big men and small character, steep profits and shallow relationships. These are the days of two incomes but more divorce, fancier houses, but broken homes. These are days of 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.
But, IN MY universe i spend time with the people i care about, because they are not going to be around forever. t try to Remember to say a kind word to someone who looks up to me in awe, because that little person soon will grow up and leave your side. I try 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.
In My universe I try to say, "I love you" to my loved ones, but most of all mean it. A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes from deep inside of you. I try to cherish the moment for someday that person will not be there again. I Give time to love, give time to speak, and give time to share the precious thoughts in my mind.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
My universe is a paradox! Do you think you are worthy of entering my universe? If you dare enter, then send me a message?
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