Month: August 2010

Light up your life

To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. Mother Teresa Sometimes we have no choice but to cheerfully keep doing what seems boring, insipid and repetitive. The fact is that these are small inconveniences that we have to put up with in order to ensure that we can keep going … Continue reading Light up your life

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Self inflicted pain

The greatest grief’s are those we cause ourselves. Sophocles The common tendency among people is to claim credit for all success and pass on blame for all failures. While there are many times we can legitimately claim to be the chief architect of success, there are as many number of reasons for us to take … Continue reading Self inflicted pain

Self belief holds the key to success

Perhaps I am stronger than I think. Thomas Merton Each of us is blessed with numerous qualities, skills and abilities which we often take for granted.  However we find it very hard to recognize our strengths and acknowledge them, partly because we see ourselves as ordinary people and partly because we are modest to a … Continue reading Self belief holds the key to success

God must be both an experience and an example

Talking about God is not at all the same thing as experiencing God, or acting out God through our lives. Phillip Hewett God has been central to the lives of human kind and religion has been the vehicle used to reinforce the belief in god amongst the believers. Religion itself has evolved over time and … Continue reading God must be both an experience and an example