‘A Little Surprise’

6th Nov, 2023  In my childhood, we grew up with a toothpaste brand called Binaca & in those days, if a little kid or a pretty woman flashed a smile, people would quickly brand it a ‘Binaca smile.’ Binaca was a rather popular toothpaste brand in those days. It came in a blue and white—or […]

‘Giving with Humility’

27th Oct, 2023 How do you give? Do you find joy in giving in little ways? Do you give cheerfully with the sweetness of humility? “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” An anecdote which comes to […]

What Love means?

27th August, 2023 Touching words from the mouth of children. A group of researchers once people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds, “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think: 1. “When my grandmother got arthritis, she […]

‘A homeless man with a big heart’

25th August, 2023 Riceman, a YouTuber who does social experiments and pranks, did an experiment in which he told people his brother was missing to see how they would react. The reaction of one homeless man showed him how generous a person — even with little means — can be. The man was standing on […]

‘Pay it forward’

15th July, 2023 To pay it forward simply means to repay a kindness received with a good deed to someone else. A must watch movie is 2000 film “Pay It Forward”—in which a young elementary 7th grader performs good deeds for strangers and encourages them to “pay it forward,” setting in motion a virtuous cycle […]

‘Do a good deed’

5th July, 2023 Sophocles once said, “To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.” One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at […]

Joy of giving

23rd June,2023 One of the great Hollywood actresses, Katherine Hepburn was possibly the only person who won the Oscar Award four times, apart from being nominated a dozen times, but was never present in the grand ceremony to receive it. She had a strong belief that only the affection and love of the people who […]

Power of a Hug

22nd June,2023 A little Boy came from School on Saturday and told his Father, my Teacher has given us Homework to Hug Ten people and tell them: ~Be Patient ~Trust life & ~I Love you The Father said – “OK, we will go to the Mall tomorrow morning and do it “. The Child woke […]

’Kiss that Frog’

01st June, 2023 Once upon a time, according to the fairy tale, a handsome prince was turned into an ugly frog by a spiteful witch. Her curse could be broken only if he was kissed by a princess, something the witch was sure would never happen. Once upon that same time, a beautiful princess longed […]

‘Enjoy the game’

29th May, 2023 At a building construction site near my workplace, lots of labourers were working and their small children used to play various games. One favorite game was to hold on to one another’s shirt and play “train-train”. Someone would become the engine and others would become bogies. Every day, these children used to […]