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“I am the Master of My Fate”

“More gold had been mined from the mind of men than the earth itself”   – Napoleon Hill, ‘Think and Grow Rich’ The title of this post has been taken from the short poem ‘Invictus’, written in 1885, by English poet William Ernest Henley (1849 -1903). It had no caption when it appeared in 1888 […]

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The Little Boy Who Loved His Footwear

Today, Kerala is the most literate state in India. But, going some half a century back, its villages had very few schools and hardly any for education beyond the primary level. Children who wished to continue their studies beyond the fourth standard had to walk several miles to reach their schools mostly located in the […]

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The Self-Destructing Fear of Change

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” –      Andre Gide The story of Jesus healing an invalid man at the Pool of Bethesda is narrated in the Gospel according to John as follows: “Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is […]

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People Who Love Their Worries

“Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?” –The Holy Bible (Matthew 6:27) Introduction It might sound weird. But it is true that many people simply love their worries. Dr. John Schindler, a US Physician, narrates the story of his friend Sam to demonstrate it. Sam had a beautiful […]

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Why People Fail? – A Biblical Perspective

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” – Zig Ziglar   The Story of Michael Michael was born in […]

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Stay Ready to Die

‘You fool! You will die this very night. Then who will get everything you worked for?’ –      The Holy Bible (Luke 12:20)    Reason Behind Fear There is a story in the Bible about the Jewish king Hezekiah who had ruled Judah, the ancient kingdom of southern Palestine, for twenty-nine years from 726 to 697 […]

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“Happiness is a Conscious Choice”

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not […]

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Fear Not Your Fears

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ― Nelson Mandela   “The tunnel was damp and dimly lit. The bones of six million Parisians were entombed in this place…I took […]

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