Saturday, May 01, 2004

Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to do what they want to do.

Kathleen Winsor

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

It is often said, Charity begins at home. However it seems easier to give something for the afflicted in a far-off country than to give the right kind of time and energy to the people closest to us. Give respect to those who have no sel-respect, treating juniors with as much sensitivity as our seniors does not come always naturually. We can start by silently speaking to our mind in a loving way. We need to encourage ourselves when we make mistakes.

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist)

Monday, April 26, 2004

Practice the habit of saying "past is past". Keep facing forward. If something negative happens, don't feel guity about it. Simply have the determined thought to conquer it. Re-channel the energy that usually goes into guilt or regret into positive thought and willpower, so that the soul says: "yes, I am making efforts to change and improve myself.
It's nice to be important
But It's more important to be nice