“Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they're yours.”
– Richard Bach, American best-selling author
“You remember Christine, don’t you, Sarah?”
Sarah and her mother had gone to the hospital to visit Bart, a neighbour who had recently suffered a debilitating stroke. Bart’s wife, Christine was pushing him down the hallway in a wheelchair when they arrived. Bart didn’t look the way Sarah remembered him – happy with rosy cheeks and a twinkle in his blue eyes. He looked small, crumpled up and desperately sad.
“Such a shame,” declared Christine in a low voice. “He can’t even feed himself.”
Sarah’s mother said hello and touched Bart’s hand but he didn’t respond.
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