Gain v/s Loss


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IT’S funny how life changes… Today as I look down the memory lane, I’ve realized that there’s so much that I’ve gained in comparison to what I’ve lost….

Don’t people say.. every failure and every bad experience teaches you something…

So mathematically….

(Learning from bad incidents + Learning from good incidents) > Loss from bad incidents

Ain’t this true??

Have you lost a friend due to ego clashes?? well if you did you’re sure to know that you won’t in future.. that you have to remove the e from ego and let it go…

Have you lost your trust on your loved one?? well if you did.. then you’re sure not to trust anyone so easily…

Did you ask someone for help but couldn’t get any?? well if you did you learnt how it feels to have no one around and you try and be there for others….

You didn’t score well in your last exam?? You gotta work a lil harder.. if you’re giving in your 100% then maybe the figure 100 isn’t enough…

There are so many incidents in life that teach you something.. but the idea is not about jotting them down here… the idea is to recall those lessons.. the lessons that I might have forgotten due to the busy schedule… The lessons that form the basis of my life… Those which make me a better person and which remind me of the puddles of mud that I know I can easily skip…

So as I recall all those lessons… Don’t you think it would be great for you also to recall them and learn from it??

Written by – Taniya Jain

Do visit her blog – http://taniyajain.blogspot.in/

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Miracles of the Divine


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God might be silent, but he speaks through his creations,

He built a world like home for us,

‘Twas a place like paradise beyond our imaginations.

He made oceans galore which formed the basis of our existence.

The seeds of love which he had sown in the womb of earth,

soon blossomed to fruition with patience & perseverance…

Swaying merrily laden with the fruits of gratitude, they proved His worth.

He blessed us with seasons of winter, summer, autumn & spring..

To acquaint us with the essence of accomplished living…

The beauty of spring can be relished, only if we don’t miss the promise of winter,

the hope from summers & fulfillment of the falls by the last withering leaf.

Similarly pleasure, sorrow & love are a part of our lives,

&  they are measured only in the end.

By the breathing strength of the bond with the loved ones that survives.

We  have become indifferent to God’s benign presence around us..

&  a miracle is not an outcome of a magician’s wand,

But it is the worthy world we dwell in, that surrounds us..

& is known as The God’s own Magical Land..

By- Pranav Gupta

Learn to Love everyone, n everyone will love U.


“You need good light to make a movie, is it not so? And then you need good darkness in which to show it. Isn’t it funny? The cameraman says, “Oh, there is not enough light; we can’t take the picture.” But when they want to show the film, they turn off all the lights. So, what is important for a movie? Both. Light to take it, darkness to show it.

The minute you learn to respect and see both sides of the coin as equally good, you can enjoy both. You never hate anything. It is only a matter of your understanding and acceptance. Then you enjoy everything in life. Everything! There is nothing, nothing, nothing that is terrible, bad or negative in this life.

Let us have that light of understanding. Accept things as they are, people as they are. Don’t demand anything. Don’t put conditions: “Only when you do this does it prove that you love me.” Rise above all this. Our attitude, our approach, our love should be unconditional. Simply accept people for what they are, as they are. Learn to love everyone and everyone will love you, no doubt. Then, life is worth living. The world becomes a heaven on earth for you…”

Source- “Swami Satchidananda”

In the name of Future


Its a simple story again from my childhood, a very popular, but encouraging and has been lost as we grow from our childhood to our young age. This is a simple story of a very old Gardner, from the times when king used to rule the territories. This old gardner used to take care of the plants and plant one tree daily into his land.

One day, the king on this royal chariot goes out and watch this old Gardner working very hard in the shiny sun. The king stops there  to get some water and the Gardner, thinking of its duty serves the  king with water and the fruits from his garden. After a full good apetite, king ask the Gardner, why he plant new trees in-spite it has too many trees in his garden and go for a nice living without too much efforts.

Gardner gives a very gentle reply. He tells, when I was small, my grandfather and father used to plant new trees in order that when these trees will grow up, it will be used to serve it for me and my child in the future and I am following the same tradition. When my grand child will get bigger, they used to enjoy the same privilege, what I was enjoying now, given by my fore-fathers.

The story is very simple, it shows a  very important message to the present generation…What we will left for our future generation, when we die. We have already enjoyed a very good privileges from what our ancestors has been left for us….fresh air, trees, lands to cultivate, a healthy environment, but the question is are we doing the same for our future and passing our culture to them.

The mentioned story teach us to left a good privilege for the generations to come, its a thought, which meant to give the same to our future, when we already enjoyed and lost it, because we haven’t reap the same on time. Through this, its a message to deliver that its the time, when we have to take decisions and plant new trees, so that our future will understand the lost culture and maintain the same for their future, so the cycle continues.Writer — Vibhore Goel

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Never-Say-Die – A Life Lesson


In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New York with the Long Island. However bridge building experts throughout the world thought that this was an impossible feat and told Roebling to forget the idea. It just could not be done. It was not practical. It had never been done before.

Roebling could not ignore the vision he had in his mind of this bridge. He thought about it all the time and he knew deep in his heart that it could be done. He just had to share the dream with someone else. After much discussion and persuasion he managed to convince his son Washington, an up and coming engineer, that the bridge in fact could be built.

Working together for the first time, the father and son developed concepts of how it could be accomplished and how the obstacles could be overcome. With great excitement and inspiration, and the headiness of a wild challenge before them, they hired their crew and began to build their dream bridge.

The project started well, but when it was only a few months underway a tragic accident on the site took the life of John Roebling. Washington was injured and left with a certain amount of brain damage, which resulted in him not being able to walk or talk or even move.

“We told them so.”
“Crazy men and their crazy dreams.”
“It`s foolish to chase wild visions.”

Everyone had a negative comment to make and felt that the project should be scrapped since the Roeblings were the only one who knew how the bridge could be built. In spite of his handicap Washington was never discouraged and still had a burning desire to complete the bridge and his mind was still as sharp as ever.

He tried to inspire and pass on his enthusiasm to some of his friends, but they were too daunted by the task. As he lay on his bed in his hospital room, with the sunlight streaming through the windows, a gentle breeze blew the flimsy white curtains apart and he was able to see the sky and the tops of the trees outside for just a moment.

It seemed that there was a message for him not to give up. Suddenly an idea hit him. All he could do was move one finger and he decided to make the best use of it. By moving this, he slowly developed a code of communication with his wife.

He touched his wife’s arm with that finger, indicating to her that he wanted her to call the engineers again. Then he used the same method of tapping her arm to tell the engineers what to do. It seemed foolish but the project was under way again.

For 13 years Washington tapped out his instructions with his finger on his wife’s arm, until the bridge was finally completed. Today the spectacular Brooklyn Bridge stands in all its glory as a tribute to the triumph of one man’s indomitable spirit and his determination not to be defeated by circumstances. It is also a tribute to the engineers and their team work, and to their faith in a man who was considered mad by half the world. It stands too as a tangible monument to the love and devotion of his wife who for 13 long years patiently decoded the messages of her husband and told the engineers what to do.

Perhaps this is one of the best examples of a never-say-die attitude that overcomes a terrible physical handicap and achieves an impossible goal.

Often when we face obstacles in our day-to-day life, our hurdles seem very small in comparison to what many others have to face. The Brooklyn Bridge shows us that dreams that seem impossible can be realized with determination and persistence, no matter what the odds are. Even the most distant dream can be realized with determination and persistence.

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