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Zen and the art of writing

(Week Aug 4~Aug 10) “I write because i don’t know what i think until i read what i say~ i write to discover what i know” ~ Flannery O’ Connor People sing, people dance, people paint; some get into the … Continue reading

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# Day 353 (Scrubbing away assumptions)

True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind. The fool is obstinate and changeth not: he knoweth all things but his own ignorance Ignorance they say is our deepest secret. It is … Continue reading

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# Day 347 (Life-lessons from my ‘other-mother’)

In a recent scientific study by some Kentucky-based researchers, it has been found that the brain patterns of self-less people are different and there are human beings who are just ‘born’ kind. One such beautiful-soul i have known was born … Continue reading

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# Day 325 (Keeping it to yourself)

It was one of those quotes that had caught my fancy in the “Quotable Quotes” section of a childhood favourite ‘Reader’s Digest’ and so i scribbled it down and made it a part of my own quotes-collection. Those first four … Continue reading

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# Day 318 (On asking better questions)

So what is ‘real human conversation?’ Ursula K.Le Guin describes the power and magic of real human conversation thus, “Words are events, they do things, change things. They transform both speaker and hearer; they feed energy back and forth and … Continue reading

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# Day 294 (Yes, i still believe…)

Rummaging through some ‘saved’ stuff, found an old email forward. After reading through the contents again (for the umpteenth time perhaps!), decided that most still remain relevant. So sharing them for today’s post… i believe ~~ i believe – that … Continue reading

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# Day 280 (Zen and the art of being ‘less than perfect’)

We all have our own ways of imbibing lessons from life. Some lessons are wrought out of the mistakes we make and by our becoming the wiser for the experience; some we do by observing and assimilating from the experience … Continue reading

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