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Nine Ways to Stay Cheerful and Enthusiastic…

June 2, 2024
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1) Throw out all the non-essentials in life.  They unnecessarily occupy valuable space at home and on the office desk, in our lives and in our minds. They needlessly drain us of our time and energy.  2) The tears happen; endure, grieve and move on. Life is never smooth sailing. There will always be ups and […]

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Observations of Lord Buddha About Life…

May 19, 2024
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Wonder why all the statues that we see of Lord Buddha show him as calm, cool and smiling? Well, because Gautama the Buddha had found the secrets of life by discovering the harsh realities of life. He had his ego completely annihilated and found the beauty of present moment. To be calm and cool like […]

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The Old Carpenter…

May 5, 2024
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Our lives today are the result of the attitudes and choices we made in the past and our karma-s/actions to implement them. Our lives in the future will be the result of the choices we make today and our present karma-s. This is the story of an elderly carpenter who has worked for a contractor […]

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Excel Inspite of Failures and Handicap!!!

April 7, 2024
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1) Lost his job. 2) Got defeated in the legislature. 3) Started a business and failed. 4) The wife died of a fatal disease. 5) Experienced a nervous breakdown. 6) Contested for election in the legislature and lost. 7) Tried for nomination in a political party and lost. 8) I applied for the post of […]

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Learn to Let Go and Move on in Life…

March 24, 2024
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Once, an elder monk and a novice monk were traveling together. They came to the bank of a river and found the bridge was damaged. They had to wade across the river. There was a pretty lady who was stuck on the damaged bridge and couldn’t cross the river. The senior monk offered to carry […]

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Freedom from Mental Prison — The Conditioned Mind

March 10, 2024
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The story is from “Awareness: The Courage to Be Yourself” by Osho. A man, a fighter for freedom, was traveling in the mountains. He stayed in a caravanserai for the night. He was amazed that in the caravanserai there was a beautiful parrot in a golden cage, continually repeating “Freedom! Freedom!” It was such a […]

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Overcome Challenges and Excel…!!!

February 25, 2024
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A Chinese girl with no fingers on one hand wows on the piano… A video of a young Chinese girl playing the piano:  The footage may force us to examine the excuses we make not to tackle those major challenges in our own lives. “Souvenir d’enfance” by Richard Clayderman is not easy to play. The […]

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Dealing with the Daily Troubles and Challenges in Life

February 11, 2024
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The carpenter I hired to help me restore an old farmhouse had just finished a rough first day on the job. A flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric saw quit and now his ancient pickup truck refused to start. While I drove him home, he sat in stony silence. On […]

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It Was in a Sports Stadium…!!!

January 28, 2024
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Eight Children were standing on the track to participate in a running event. Ready! Steady! Bang!!! With the sound of a toy pistol, all eight girls started running. Hardly had they covered ten to fifteen steps, when one of the smaller girls slipped and fell down. Due to bruises and pain, she started crying. When the […]

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