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Things to Think About

In a university commencement address several years ago, Brian Dyson, CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises, spoke of the relation of work to one’s other commitments: “Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them work, family, health, friends and spirit – and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls – family, health, friends and spirit – are made of glass. If you drop one of these,...

Your time

A young man learns what’s most important in life from the guy next door. It had been some time since Jack had seen the old man. College, girls, career, life itself got in the way. In fact, Jack moved clear across the country in pursuit of his dreams. There, in the rush of his busy life, Jack had little time to think about the past and often no time to spend with his wife and son. He was working on his future, and nothing could stop him. Over the phone, his mother told him, “Mr. Belser died last night. The...

Trust in God

A tight rope walker balances high above the heads of spectators at dizzying heights, strung between church steeple and town hall. It was a long, dangerous length. As soon as the artist achieved his goal, the masses applaud enthusiastically, and demanded an encore. “Do you think that I can manage to make it back over the dangerous rope?” he shouted to the spectators. “But of course, of course” they shouted back. So the man balanced once more on the dizzying rope. As he reached the end , the crowds clapped and stamped, and again shouted enthusiastically “Encore Encore!”. And so...

Never Give Up

There was an old man who lived with his son and his family. All of them lived in a rented house. The old man was a pensioner and hence the family expected lot from him. But since he did not spend anything for them, they always yelled at him. Days passed by and one day he passed away. They did not feel for him much because they thought he was not useful for them. A day later, while the family were cleaning the old man’s room, they found a letter with a key inside. The words in the letter were...

Reap what you sow

The Gift

The Boston school was full of joy because it was Christmas time. The school was decorated; a huge Christmas tree was there with balloons here and there, teachers were busy teaching children dances, skits and many more. Days were passing.  students were asked to bring gifts . Bobby was  disobedient and  very mischievous . Since teacher would mix the gifts and give them all on the Christmas eve,  students were discussing what gift to buy . But Bobby did not show any interest. Next day all the students were placing their gifts in  a box but booby took a big...

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