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The Wonder of Books

A device for reading on the go, portable, unlimited operating time, no battery worries, wireless, cheap. Yes, it is a book   ~ Times Online UK I cannot but give thanks for the wonder of books in my life. Books have always meant a lot to me. They’ve been prized…

The Gift of Water

As the summer heat hits us (especially in India), and temperatures reach the 40s (centigrade), one appreciates more than ever the gift of water. We’re drinking bottles of it, we’re showering at least twice a day, we’re washing a seemingly endless number of clothes and dishes….and yet the water is…

A Gratitude Box

Here’s a great idea for showing appreciation: A gratitude box is a wonderful gift to make for someone. Sandra Magsamen says all you have to do is write things you appreciate about someone on slips of paper. You can write things like, “I am grateful for your…smile, the sound of…

Keep A Green Bough In Your Heart

Keep a green bough in your heart? In case you’re wondering about the title, I’m referring to the Chinese proverb: If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come. This is one proverb I’ve always loved. Though I don’t quite know what exactly the Chinese mean…

Saying Our Thank-Yous

Saying our Thank-Yous Many of my friends and colleagues find it rather peculiar when I say ‘thank you’ to waiters, shop assistants, auto rickshaw drivers and just about any one who does me a service. One of them asked me why I would thank someone for a service I had…

Life Is A Grind ?

Life is a grind? It sure feels that way sometimes, doesn’t it? Have you ever got up in the morning, thought about the long haul ahead – looming deadlines, plenty of chores to do and tried your best to forget it all by going back to sleep? How you wish…

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