Words of Wisdom

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Don’t be a hoarder
July 16, 2021

We humans would do well to look towards the animal kingdom and learn how to better manage many aspects of living; one of which is eating and accumulating only as much as we need. Hibernators such as squirrels gather nuts for the winter, but only as many ......
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Ever-new tech innovations are making the world smaller and smaller. People who are geographically oceans apart can see and chat with each other. Social media platforms allow people to find long-lost family members and friends. They make it easier for the police ......
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Y is for Youthful. You don’t have to be young or look young to be youthful. If you are receptive to new and fresh ideas; if you are willing to accept that there is more than one way of doing things, and if you are excited about learning ......
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W is for Welcoming. Some people have a way of making you feel at ease in their home, their group, and in new surroundings. They look you in the eye and genuinely pay attention to what you are saying. They sit and talk with you when no one is talking ...
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U is for Uplifting. Some people lift you up by being encouraging and inspiring. Their words and gestures lift your spirits and make you believe in yourself. You may be feeling gloomy but they will pull you out of the darkness until you can see the light. These people may not be teaching in a school or college ......
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S is for Simplicity. We often complicate very simple matters and manage to confuse ourselves and others. Wise ones work towards simplifying life. Albert Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.” A genius ......
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Q is for Quietness. We are constantly exposed to sounds from digital devices, traffic noises, construction noises and loud conversations. Exposure to these sounds affects our ability to concentrate and take the right decisions. Even sleep time is disturbed by the presence of the humming and buzzing sounds from the devices...
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P is for Patience. In this day and age, the word ‘patience’ sounds odd to many people. Technological advancements have been occurring at a dizzying pace and we have become accustomed ......
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M is for Modesty. In the midst of loud, brash and in-your-face culture, modesty is often mistaken as a weakness. It is anything but. Whether inner or outer, modesty is the strength of an individual. When you dress modestly, you show ......
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K is for Kindness. Those who are kind to us hold a special place in our heart. We fondly remember their acts of kindness, be it an encouraging smile, a helping hand, or a shoulder to cry on. Of what use is beauty, wealth, physical strength or status in society if the heart ......
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I is for Impartiality. The world is full of different kinds of people. Being children of the same God, we are all members of the same global family. Some members of this family are rich; some are poor. Some are highly educated; some are completely illiterate. Some are ......
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G is for Gratitude. We owe so much to so many for our existence and sustenance, and for our education and knowledge. From time to time we observe special occasions such as Mothers’ Day, Fathers’ Day, and Valentine’s Day. On these days we express thanks to various ......
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D is for Discipline. A disciplined individual works on putting limits on the mind and makes continuous efforts to control the mind. No one is born disciplined; it’s a choice we make in life. We all have a choice ......
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A is for Appreciation. Busy brooding over what is missing in life, we overlook the blessings we already have. We must learn to appreciate the abundant gifts ......
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God's Pharmacy
April 9, 2021

The infinitely merciful God has given us the human body using which we can elevate ourselves spiritually. He gives us fruits, vegetables, rice, grains and so much more to sustain the body. But do you know that God provides us ......
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Wisdom of Ramayan
April 2, 2021

A pure heart attracts God but a deceitful heart repulses Him. God says – Take all your worldly attachments and string them......
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Time is short
March 26, 2021

When we realize that time is short, we act quickly and get the important work done first. Students hurry up and revise their lessons when they realize that exams are only days away. Travelers walk at a brisk...
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Choose friends wisely
March 19, 2021

The word 'friend' makes us smile and brings about emotional satisfaction. Everyone needs a friend to talk to and share feelings with. Friends hold your hand in difficulties and rejoice with you in good times. A true friend will ......
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Cross the ocean
March 12, 2021

There is an ocean that needs to be crossed. No; not the Pacific, Indian, Atlantic, Southern, or the Arctic Ocean. It's the Ocean of Maya. You may ask, "Which ocean is this?" It is the unlimited ocean of our...
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Do not blame others
March 5, 2021

When life is moving smoothly, we pat ourselves on the back and take all the credit. When things are not going well, we shift the blame to others. We attribute our problems and failures to loved ones, friends, neighbors, teachers, co-workers, acquaintances, and even ......
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Important or Trivial?
February 26, 2021

Time is a priceless commodity that we may not have much of. What are you spending your time on? Important matters or trivial pursuits? You are once again wondering what your neighbors ......
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To Do List for All
February 19, 2021

Catch the Kindness virus. Choose to do the right thing even when no one is watching. Refuse to be ......
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When a relative, friend or coworker is grieving, many of us do not know how to offer consolation. We don’t know what to say or how to act. So, we send a card and flowers but prefer to stay away. We hesitate ......
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Our Journey Together
January 29, 2021

Dear Readers, I received a beautiful message today. The author is unknown but the message is I am sharing it with you. A young lady sat in a bus. At the next stop a loud and grumpy old lady came and sat by her. She squeezed into the seat and ......
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Take wise decisions
January 22, 2021

Decide to lose. When engaged in a battle of words with a family member, decide to lose the argument. You will emerge victorious, with the twin bounty of peace and humility in your hands. Decide to say something. If you hear someone insulting another or judging others by their looks, color, race or religion, decide to not remain quiet. Say something. Let it be known that you don’t agree....
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Grace of a Guru
January 15, 2021

Scriptures state repeatedly that guidance of a divine teacher is necessary for one who wishes to live a purposeful life and who wishes to know God. Such a teacher is known as the Guru. A Guru possesses theoretical knowledge of all the scriptures and a practical experience of God. Although a Guru descends to earth for the sake of everyone, not everyone is attracted towards a Guru. Some are...
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Welcome, 2021
January 8, 2021

The entire world celebrates the arrival of the New Year. Different cultures celebrate in their own unique and fun-filled ways. It’s not wrong to celebrate having survived a year full of difficulties, heartaches and challenges. At the same time, we should ponder life and reflect on the fact that another year has passed, leaving us with less time. A prison inmate looks forward to the passing of d...
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Start Anew
January 1, 2021

The New Year inspires new beginnings and brings fresh optimism. The world is the same. You are the same. But you are inspired to make a fresh start. I wish all the readers a very wonderful and happy new year. My gift to you comes as usual in the form of thoughts and words: Life is full of challenges and demands. Instead of thinking about what you wish to accomplish in your entire life, concentr...
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