Monthly Archives: August 2014

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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Redemption

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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Not Taking Things For Granted

Because I keep on receiving the same awesome blessings everyday, there is a tendency in me to take these things for granted. The sun rises every morning, always beautiful, fresh and full of promises. Most days I welcome it with … Continue reading

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Why Envy?

One of the things I truly admired at the Paul McCartney concert we went to last week was that he never did a medley. He sang each and every song in their entirety and integrity. Medleys try to capture a … Continue reading

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Serendipity

While we marvel at the beauty and order there seems to be in the universe, it is actually a chaotic and dangerous place out there. New stars are constantly exploding into existence while old ones are imploding into black holes. … Continue reading

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Fullness and Perfection

I have always desired and worked for perfection in my life – in the things that I do, in the things that I have and in myself and in the people around me. I have always hungered for life and … Continue reading

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