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Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? –  Part 2

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 2 »

Obsession with greatness

Our obsession with extraordinary success and fame blinds us to the simple and ordinary pleasures of life. Our reckless

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 1

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 1 »

“Be yourself – not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” –  Henry David Thoreau (American

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 4

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 4 »

As a wise person said even good men must die, but death cannot kill their names. Cory has etched a name

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 3

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 3 »

When she died in 2009, the world mourned and applauded her contributions.

While living, she was fearless even amidst half a

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 2

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 2 »

Benigno Aquino led the crusade against the couple’s dictatorship of over two decades. His popularity soared, and the citizens saw in him,

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 1

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 1 »

“While I thought I was learning to live, I have been learning how to die.”

– Leonardo da Vinci (an Italian scientist

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 3

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 3 »

Connect to your Feelings and Needs

I pointed to the card on the table and asked him to see it.

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 2

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 2 »

 

 

Balance courage with consideration

But the good news is there is a way out: Invoke your courage to balance

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 1

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 1 »

“From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.”

– Karl Marx (German philosopher and economist of the

Are religious practises Bribery to God? – Part 2

Are religious practises Bribery to God? – Part 2 »

Scriptures are a manual given by our loving father, God, and they work on similar principles. For the distracted souls, material

Are religious practises Bribery to God? – Part 1

Are religious practises Bribery to God? – Part 1 »

“Like when you sit in front of a fire in winter – you are just there in front of the fire.

What’s wrong with our children? – Part 2

What’s wrong with our children? – Part 2 »

I couldn’t help contrast Ricky’s life with my formative years. As kids, if we misbehaved, our mother would tell us she had

What’s wrong with our children? – Part 1

What’s wrong with our children? – Part 1 »

“The child is the father of Man.”

– William Wordsworth (famous English poet of the nineteenth century)

Ricky is eleven years old

Amazing contradiction in spiritual life

Amazing contradiction in spiritual life »

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched… but are felt in the heart.”

– Helen

Surrender – A happy experience

Surrender – A happy experience »

“Surrender is like a fish finding the current and going with it.”

– Mark Nepo (poet, philosopher and spiritualist, and author

Two ways of seeing reality

Two ways of seeing reality »

“The true work of art is but a shadow of divine perfection.”

–         Michelangelo (16th Century Italian sculptor, considered as the greatest influence

The peace phrase-‘Always Servant’- Part 2

The peace phrase-‘Always Servant’- Part 2 »

The Service industry caters to the needs of millions daily, but are we really serving others on this planet? Most

The peace phrase – ‘Always Servant’ –  Part 1

The peace phrase – ‘Always Servant’ – Part 1 »

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein

I rose to go to the

It’s okay to be bored

It’s okay to be bored »

“When you pay attention to boredom, it gets unbelievably interesting.”

– John Kabat-Zinn (Professor of Medicine and Mindfulness and author of

The mystery of Sacrifice

The mystery of Sacrifice »

“Are you ready to sacrifice who you are for what you will become?”

–    Eric Thomas (Motivational speaker and Christian preacher

God’s jacket for you – Part – 3

God’s jacket for you – Part – 3 »

The situation in life that you accept as a specific gift from God is your coat of purification. And if you

God’s jacket for you – Part – 2

God’s jacket for you – Part – 2 »

Instead of wasting our lives adjusting the coat on our body, let’s choose to accept it as a gift and move

God’s jacket for you – Part 1

God’s jacket for you – Part 1 »

“You are always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”

– Diane Von Furstenberg (famous Belgian-American fashion designer, considered

Seek Knowledge and Gratitude- the right Attitude!

Seek Knowledge and Gratitude- the right Attitude! »

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”      

–         Benjamin Franklin (Author, Scientist, Statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of

The sacred virtue of Aspiration – Part 2

The sacred virtue of Aspiration – Part 2 »

Ben Johnson, however, was determined to make a comeback, and five years later he won a fifty meters race in France

The sacred virtue of Aspiration – Part 1

The sacred virtue of Aspiration – Part 1 »

“Are we being good ancestors?”

– Jonas Salk (a Medical researcher who developed one of the first successful polio vaccines)

In a

Catch them doing Right

Catch them doing Right »

“We only have what we give.”

–         Isabel Allende (Chilean writer and novelist)

Once I wrote on a board: 5

Where does God live – here or in heaven?

Where does God live – here or in heaven? »

‘I can see God in my business, family and morning walks’ declared one middle aged man, while another mused, ‘My suffering would

Seeing God in Music – 2

Seeing God in Music – 2 »

While Rafi looked at Naushad as if to indicate he is responsible for the spiritual effect of the song, Naushad in

Seeing God in Music – 1

Seeing God in Music – 1 »

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words, and that which cannot remain silent.”

– Victor Hugo (French novelist and poet,

Three major causes of Stress

Three major causes of Stress »

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”

–    Lou Holtz (former American footballer,

Don’t break yourself, take a break!

Don’t break yourself, take a break! »

 “If I have six hours to chop down a tree, I’ll spend the first five sharpening the ax.”

–    Abraham

True to the conscience

True to the conscience »

“In matters of conscience, the law of the majority has no place.”

–         Mahatma Gandhi

The Harvard graduates sat

Pray to Ask or Connect?

Pray to Ask or Connect? »

“I have lived to thank God that not all my prayers have been answered.”

–         Jean Ingelow (English poet

When Practical is Impractical- Part 2

When Practical is Impractical- Part 2 »

‘I am feeling lonely; I need practical help’

‘Try walking early morning’

You decide to walk. You get

When Practical is Impractical- Part 1

When Practical is Impractical- Part 1 »

“Give a man a fish and he will be hungry again tomorrow; teach him to catch a fish, and he will

The power of your Wisdom Body – Part 4

The power of your Wisdom Body – Part 4 »

Richard and Gary were childhood friends, and they left home in search of God. In the Journey Home, a memoir

The power of your Wisdom Body – Part 3

The power of your Wisdom Body – Part 3 »

As I began surveying the cassettes, he arrived, apologetic about the delay. His mother had met with a minor accident,

The power of your Wisdom Body – Part 2

The power of your Wisdom Body – Part 2 »

The ‘Receive’ paradigm

Often we think and live to ‘achieve’- whether it’s a promotion in our jobs, or academic,

The power of your Wisdom Body – Part 1

The power of your Wisdom Body – Part 1 »

“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”

– Lao Tzu

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