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Angela’s Ashes

Angela’s Ashes

A man dies leaving 9 kids for his wife to take care of, there isn’t much money left for them to survive. There is poverty, no food, hardly any clothes to wear, one kid dies because of malnutrition, the wife is devastated. I did not tell you the story of […]

J. Krishnamurti

J. Krishnamurti

  If you have beliefs then what do you have the intellect for? I love the talks by philosopher, speaker and writer J. Krishnamurti.  Recently when talking to a relative I learnt that my great grandfather had a camaraderie with J. Krishnamurti, I found it quite fascinating and I wondered […]

Won’t allow

Won’t allow

  “Everyone who passed through my life has always left something of theirs in me. The memory of a smile, a gesture, a laugh, a word, a kiss. If they hadn’t left anything, it would be because they didn’t exist. Even those who disrespected or hurt me left something in […]

Random inputs yet again

Random inputs yet again

  Never take kindness for granted Never measure your achievement or goals against someone else’s Treat others the way you wish to be treated but also – treat others the way they treat you! Ha! That means if someone is disrespectful/hurtful with you then no need to shower them with love and […]

Ecosystem

Ecosystem

  Our ecosystem relies on a self-regulating balance of predators and prey. This system worked well with humans and their prey until we began inhumane farming practices that compromise the well-being of animals, the health of humans and the health of our planet. If you eat non veg then opt […]

The Facade

The Facade

  On social media – I have seen a couple posting exotic vacation pictures every month (making everyone feel what a great couple they were) and then they got divorced in a few years. You will see people posting pictures partying with their ‘friends’, but they would nowhere be close to being […]

Reduce, Recycle and Reuse

Reduce, Recycle and Reuse

  A materialist concentrates on accumulating things and a minimalist thinks of how to get rid of things, ultimately both are focusing thoughts on stuff. We accumulate stuff and then think of ways to purge it out of life (this is the First World Phenomena). Owning more than what we […]

Leather

Leather

  Numerous animals are killed to satisfy taste buds of humans, providing for our fashion statements should be the last thing animals are killed for. I understand that for many of us branded handbags/shoes/belts (like Louis Vuitton, Prada, Gucci, Coach) are a status-style-andWhatNot symbol but still check out this video […]