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Lessons of Times

Time teaches everything.

Lessons from donkeys

Once upon a time there were two donkeys that were tied together. They both wanted to eat off the bushes but the rope wasn’t long enough. They both really wanted to eat but they just couldn’t reach, so they just pulled and pulled hoping that one will win over the …

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In the New Year

The turning point of my life was a young girl in 1999 walking by with her boyfriend at Christchurch on New Year’s Eve. It was lashing rain and I was sitting on some concrete steps with my long hair and beard, listening to the bells, wondering where my family were …

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You get what you give

There was a farmer who sells a pound of butter to a baker on a contract basis. One day the baker decided to weigh the butter to make sure he was getting a pound and he found that he was not. This angered him and he took the farmer to a …

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I want a divorce

When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn’t know how to open my mouth. But I had to …

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The Triple Filter Test

Socrates was well known for his wisdom. One day, the great philosopher came upon an acquaintance who said excitedly, “Socrates, do you know what I just heard about one of your friends?” “Wait a moment,” Socrates replied. “Before telling me anything, apply the Triple Filter Test. The first filter is …

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My Message To All Students

Classroom doesn’t Guarantee Success. Academic excellence is overrated!! Did I just say that? Oh, yes, I said it. Being top of your class does not necessarily guarantee that you will be at the top of life. You could graduate as the best student in Chemistry, but it doesn’t mean you …

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Robbery – that teaches a lot.

During a robbery in Guangzhou, China, the bank robber shouted to everyone in the bank: “Don’t move. The money belongs to the State. Your life belongs to you.” Everyone in the bank laid down quietly. This is called… “Mind Changing Concept” Changing the conventional way of thinking. When a lady …

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