Not Every Battle Is Worth Fighting For
30th Sept, 2021 There was once a newspaper vendor who had a rude customer. Every morning, the customer would walk by, refuse to return the greeting, grab the paper off the shelf and throw the money at the vendor. The vendor would pick up the money, smile politely and say,“ Thank you, Sir.” One day, […]
Thank You God
11/09/21 A man died and his newly arrived soul in Heaven was met by the Saint in Heaven. The saint took the soul for a tour around Heaven. Both of them walked side by side inside a large workroom filled with angels. The Saint stopped in front of the first section and said, “This is […]
Wish You A Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
10/09/21 Ganesh Chaturthi is here! The religious-cultural festival is a 10-day-long celebration of Lord Ganesha’s birth. In Hinduism, Lord Ganesha is the epitome of wisdom, remover of obstacles (Vighnaharta), symbol of happiness, master of knowledge (Vidya). In India, religious ceremonies always begin with offerings to Lord Ganesha. He holds the unique distinction of being the […]
The Ceramics Class
09/09/21 We all have goals that are important to us. But is it our drive to achieve a certain outcome that makes us better? Or something else entirely? In the book, “Art & Fear” authors David Bayles and Ted Orland share a surprising story about a ceramics teacher. This story just might reframe the way […]
07/09/21 After failing twice, Edmond Hillary, the great mountaineer said looking at Mount Everest: “I’ll come again and conquer you, Because as a Mountain you cannot Grow, But As A Human I Can Grow.” Isn’t that a great attitude to have? Believe Where Others Doubt. Work Where Others Refuse. Save Where Others Waste Stay Where […]
06/09/21 A business executive was deep in debt and could see no way out. Creditors were closing in on him. Suppliers were demanding payment. He sat on the park bench, head in hands, wondering if anything could save his company from bankruptcy. Suddenly an old man appeared before him. “I can see that something is […]
05/09/21 The dinner guests were sitting around the table discussing life. One man, a CEO, decided to explain the problem with education. He argued, “What’s a kid going to learn from someone who decided his best option in life was to become only a teacher?” To stress his point he said to another guest; “You’re […]
04/09/21 A Little girl and her father were crossing a bridge. The father was kind of scared for the daughter so he asked his little daughter, “Sweetheart, please hold my hand so that you don’t fall into the river.” The little girl said, “No, Dad. You hold my hand.” “What’s the difference?” Asked the puzzled […]
What Follows “I Am” ?
03/09/21 Have you ever considered the power of the statement, “I am”? What follows these two simple words will determine what kind of life you live. “I am blessed. I am strong. I am healthy.” Or, “I am slow. I am unattractive. I am stupid.” The “I am’s” that are coming out of your mouth […]
02/09/21 “Colour the duck yellow, and her umbrella green,” instructed the kindergarten teacher to her students. But when seven-year old Boy handed her drawing sheet, the teacher asked, “Dear, didn’t you understand my instructions? You have coloured the duck purple and her umbrella red! Have you ever seen a purple duck?” The Little one didn’t […]