Faith helps defy fear, because fear is a paralysis that shuts down our sense of reasoning and therefore our sense of taking a rational action.Faith gives us courage. All the unfathomable things achieved by great men started with courage.Faith gives us hope. Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison in a hope that he would be free one day and change things forever.Faith is light that doesn’t let any cobweb or doubt enter our hearts while we are struggling to stay afloat in tough times. **Faith helps us see the temporary nature of everything in life.
Known as Mallikarjuna, Lingada Huvu, Nagasampige and Kaman Gola around India, the trees are commonly planted as GUARDIAN TREES around Shiva temples and Buddhist shrines, as they hold special significances in the mythologies of both religions.
Choosing colours according to your zodiac sign helps create PEACE & HARMONY at home. An ancient esoteric belief is gaining favour with many, that the colours at home influence or alter moods and feelings of the inmates.
Blast from the past…
As children, we often sang this little ditty : IF YOU’RE HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT, CLAP YOUR HANDS, and again, IF YOU’RE HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT, STAMP YOUR FEET, and so on. The pursuit of happiness is not easy.
Material possessions——-wealth, a car, a house——do not guarantee a good life. Close relationships, job satisfaction and working towards greater good ——-DO.
The tendency TO BE HAPPY is an INHERITED TRAIT. The secret to happiness is KNOWING WHO YOU ARE ALREADY HAPPY. Happiness needs to be a BEING STATE.
Seeking external sources of happiness can SABOTAGE YOUR PEACE. Dr. Aymee Coget suggests : Focus on controlling your emotional state by CHOOSING HAPPINESS. The American writer, Rita Mae Brown says :…
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There is what is called the CUSHION OF THE SEA. Down beneath the surface that is agitated by storms, and driven about with winds, there is a part of the sea that is never stirred. When we dredge the bottom and bring up the remains of animal and vegetable life, we find that they give evidence of not having been disturbed in the least, for hundreds and thousands of years.
The peace of God is that eternal calm which, like the CUSHION OF THE SEA, lies far too deep down to be reached by any external trouble and disturbance, and he who enters into the presence of God, becomes partaker of that undisturbed calm.
—-Doctor A. T. Pearson
When winds are raging o’er the upper ocean
And billows wild contend with angry roar
It is said, far down beneath the wild commotion
That peaceful stillness reigns evermore.
Far, far beneath…
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From dried fruit to flavoured water, it’s shocking just how many of us are duped into believing new-fangled myths about the pitfalls and benefits of today’s endless varieties of food. Dietician Juliette Kellow takes a closer look at some of our favourite healthy-sounding foods and serves up the facts about what’s in them.
(3) What did the bartender say after Charles Dickens ordered a martini ? OLIVE or TWIST ?
(9) I dropped out of Communism because of lousy MARX, and got a job in a bakery, because I KNEADED THE DOUGH
(14) What do you call a baby monkey ? A CHIMP of the old block.