Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Fog in San Francisco Bay

I love the fog specially as it comes in from San Francisco Bay. I find it a refreshing sight and an invigorating experience as it breezes by me. It may seem a very ordinary thing but it is an essential … Continue reading

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Life in the Slow Lane

I am aware that it is man’s lot that “by the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you … Continue reading

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Neither the Day nor the Hour

Death eventually comes upon everyone. But death is often feared for it means the end of life. It is a time of sadness for a loved one is no more. It can also be a time of regrets for not … Continue reading

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Being Ready

If the Lord were to come to me today, would I be ready? This question has usually been taken to describe the moment of my death. When death finally comes, and I know neither the day nor the hour, would … Continue reading

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The Giver

Our movie-date last night was The Giver. Men have finally created a utopian society free from wars and violence, where pain and suffering have been eliminated. The members of the communities receive a daily dose of medication that numbs all … Continue reading

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“What Is Essential Is Invisible To The Eyes”

Many people care a lot about how they look. Billions are spent on products, processes and procedures to alter, improve and enhance the looks and the physique of people. Today, any homely face can be transformed into a comely appearance. … Continue reading

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There is often a great disconnect between what people say and what they do. There is a lot of doublespeak, where people say one thing and then do another. People go for politically correct expressions and terminologies, whereby they dissimulate … Continue reading

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Making A Difference, One Small Change At A Time

Two workers at a construction site were asked the same question, “What are you doing here?” One answered, “I am digging a trench and will lay down bricks in it afterwards.” The other one said, “I am helping build a … Continue reading

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Life is One Insoluble Puzzle

We know what is good for us. These are the deep longings in our hearts. Love, peace, compassion, brotherhood. Yet, we end up doing the opposite. Wars, violence, conquest, oppression. Many in the West are spurred by greed and selfishness. … Continue reading

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Why is there so much anger and hatred in the world? What kind of minds would kill helpless and innocent people and then shout to the world that they are doing this in the name of the god they worship? … Continue reading

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