We may have scars, but we don’t have to be scarred
Jul12

We may have scars, but we don’t have to be scarred

To have scars means to have some physical marks. To be scarred means to feel insecure and inferior because we let those marks…

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To lose the will to fight is to lose the fight
Jan22

To lose the will to fight is to lose the fight

The Bhagavad-gita’s dramatic setting depicts the greatest archer of the times, Arjuna, on the verge of fighting the …

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Life is too precious to be wasted in doing perpetual post-mortem operations
Jun06

Life is too precious to be wasted in doing perpetual post-mortem operations

When someone dies because of unknown causes, legal authorities often do a post-mortem operation to determine the cause.…

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Our caliber is seen not just when we give our best but also when life gives us its worst
Jan23

Our caliber is seen not just when we give our best but also when life gives us its worst

The caliber of sports players is revealed when they are in a flow, when they exhibit their peak performances. Their caliber…

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Whenever things seem to fall apart, remember when things have fallen in place
Jan10

Whenever things seem to fall apart, remember when things have fallen in place

Sometimes, life seems to hand out one reversal after another and all that we are doing seems to be falling apart. We may feel that the universe is hostile; we may question the benevolence or even the existence of God. At such times, it’s important to note that life hasn’t always given us a raw deal – we have had things fall in place for us. Whenever we have achieved anything substantial,

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Be not fretful or fearful – be faithful
Jan07

Be not fretful or fearful – be faithful

The present is all that we have – and all that we will ever have. But our mind often distracts us towards the past and the future through fretfulness and fearfulness. Fretful: The mind misdirected towards the past makes us fretful. We agonize over the many things that have gone wrong in our life

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