• Miseries are Unavoidable but Being Miserable is Optional

    Nobody born in this world has immunity against painful experiences — failures, sorrows, miseries, old-age, disease and death. From divine incarnation to the lowliest one, everyone has gone through some or the other miserable experiences.   Miseries and sufferings are an integral part of our ephemeral existence. In relative existence everything is impermanent, including miseries […]

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  • Searching for Happiness

    There were 200 people attending a seminar on mental and physical health. At one point, the speaker told the group they were going to do an activity. He gave each attendee one balloon and told them to write their name on it. Then, the balloons were collected and moved into a very small room.   […]

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  • Two Great True Stories…!!!

    Story number one:   Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago. Capone wasn’t famous for anything heroic. He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder.   Capone had a lawyer nicknamed “Easy Eddie”. He was Capone’s lawyer for a good reason. Eddie was very good! […]

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  • Little Eyes See a Lot

    Parents always complain that children don’t listen to them, but they never fail to imitate their parents!! Children always learn more by seeing than by hearing. Therefore, husband and wife should never fight in the presence of their children.   “Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” — Robert Fulgham […]

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  • The Wooden Bowl

    A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law and a four-year-old grandson. The old man’s hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred and his step faltered.   The family ate together nightly at the dinner table. But the elderly grandfather’s shaky hands and failing sight made eating rather difficult. Peas rolled off his […]

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  • On Matters of Life

    1) “The more we think negatively, the more compulsive our mind is about negative things.” — E. Tolle    People tend to focus more on the negative than on the positive. If we want to do an hour of yoga and do just 40 minutes, we will probably focus on the 20 minutes we didn’t, […]

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  • Don’t We All Need Help?

    – Author Unknown I was wiping off my car in front of the mall. I had just come from the car wash and was waiting for my wife to get off from work. Coming my way from across the parking lot was what society would consider a bum.    From the looks of him, he […]

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