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May 17, 2008


With my examinations approaching very near, I was reminded of the statement I once read in a magazine, ‘Oh! God, do not put me into examination.’ But we have to face the facts – let alone the academic examinations; we have to take a test every day, each moment of life. The examinations are a […]

Oh! the difference

May 13, 2008


                                                   © Amritbir Kaur God, grant me the serenityto accept the things I cannot change;the courage to change the things I can;and the wisdom to know the difference. This is a prayer given by Reinhold Niebuhr. The world would be a much better place to live in if we all would start following it wishing it […]

The very special Mother!

May 11, 2008


(courtesy SOCPA) Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,But only one mother the wide world over.~George Cooper On the occasion of Mother’s Day I would like to share with you a very innocent poem written by Christina Rossetti when she was just 11 years […]

Literary Jewels of George Eliot

May 8, 2008


Mary Ann (Marian) Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880), better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist. She was one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.Here I would like to quote some of George Eliot’s best quotations:“Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they […]

Follow your dreams!

May 7, 2008


We all dream – dream to be something else than what we are. Are we not satisfied? When will we be satisfied with what we have? Probably that moment would coincide with the time when we stop growing. We dream not only with sleeping eyes but with open eyes, with all our heart. Paulo Coelho […]

The winning streak!

May 6, 2008


It takes a lot to be a winner. And it’s not easy! Sometimes you win and still you are a loser, while at other times you might have lost that important match of your life but still you land up with so many accolades and appreciation in your pocket that you are the real winner […]