Helping Others, Helping Yourself,
and Going Fishing!!
Helen M. Sorenson MA RRT FAARC
There is an old Chinese proverb that states “give me a fish and I
eat for a day, teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime”. There are many
ways to interpret these words. One possible translation is that it speaks
to involvement. While it may be easier to sit back and let others provide
for us, it may be better for us to “learn how to fish” and provide a portionof our own sustenance.
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