‘Overcome the challenges’

24th March 2024 Helen Keller lived in a world of darkness and silence. She was eighteen months old when she contracted a virus that robbed her of her sight and hearing. Imagine what that must have been like! As she got older she developed terrible temper tantrums because she couldn’t communicate with others. That is […]

“Live Life Now!”

3rd March 2024 Here is a poem written by child psychologist David L. Weatherford, I read some years back and again recently. This is one of the few texts that led me to work towards changing my life, from one where I was deferring living for tomorrow to one where I try to live today […]

‘Be Grateful’

9th Feb 2024 I love this line, which comes from a quote by Melodie Beattie: “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a […]

“Thank you God”

31st Dec 2023 As we end another wonderful year full of ups and downs, I am overwhelmed with just one feeling, A feeling of immense gratitude for all the wonderful things that I was blessed with in the year gone by. We had blessings right through the year which far outweighed the challenges or obstacles […]

“Truth of Life”

10th Dec 2023                                                                                                          […]

‘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 […]