• Shallow Pockets, Large Hearts…

    They aren’t your regular well-heeled citizens or Pg 3 persons who give away a minuscule percentage of their large earnings to charity (preferably when there’s a camera around). Some of these givers earn barely enough to keep their families going, but are incredibly generous with their time and money.   Maharashtra (India)   Whenever Madhukar […]

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  • Art of Giving

    “Rivers do not drink their own water, nor do trees eat their own fruit, nor do rain clouds eat the grains reared by them. The wealth of the noble is used solely for the benefit of others!”   In nature, the sun, the rains, the trees, the spring and the rivers work in a rhythm […]

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  • When Your Hut is on Fire…

    The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him. Every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him from the elements, and to store […]

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  • The Power of Positive Talk

    “I remember my dad teaching me the power of language at a very young age. Not only did my dad understand that specific words affect our mental pictures, but he understood words are a powerful programming factor in lifelong success. “One particularly interesting event occurred when I was eight. As a kid, I was always […]

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  • Time…

    “Know the value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” — Lord Chesterfield   To realize the value of ten years: Ask a newly divorced couple. To realize the value of four years: Ask a graduate. To realize […]

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  • Some Words and Thoughts…

    Words: The most damaging one letter word: I — Avoid It. The most satisfying two letter word: We — Use It. The most poisonous three letter word: Ego — Kill It. The most used four letter word: Love — Value It. The most pleasing five letter word: Smile — Keep It. The fastest spreading six letter word: Rumour — Ignore It. […]

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