"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within" Image by Erin Case … [Read more...]
Connect to the Pulse of the Universe
There have been many revolutions throughout the course of history, and some have succeeded while others have failed. But if it is just a political transformation, it is not enough. It has to be a transformation of consciousness, and a transformation of systems, in which people begin thinking and doing with greater clarity, greater awareness, greater love, and with a connection to the pulse of the universe, in order to move things along … [Read more...]
Wise Words For Monday.
We all have something to offer...… [Read more...]
"The Church says: the body is a sin. Science says: the body is a machine. Advertising says: The body is a business. The Body says: I am a fiesta." … [Read more...]
Wise Words For Friday…
Wise Words For Tuesday…
An interesting article from relax kids reminds us of the Victorian style of teaching where we would have to repeat one hundred lines – I will not…. I will not…., after a bout of indiscretion. This system of repeating a thought was meant to drive deep into the child’s psyche. I’m sure there were few re-offenders as sore ink-stained fingers were a good deterrent. The theory goes that our bodies almost listen to our thoughts and whatever we think … [Read more...]
Does reading fiction make you a better, less self-absorbed person?
According to Mark O'Connell, you read because you are interested in the broad sweep of human experience, and because you want to gain access into the narrow sanctum of specific otherness—to feel Anna Karenina’s recklessness and desperation, or know the shape and weight of Ahab’s obsession, and thereby something of humanity itself. But in order to make any headway with a novel, you need to grant yourself a leave of absence from human affairs, to … [Read more...]
Wise Words For The Weekend…
Toys From Trash
Arvind Gupta, the man who showed that a cycle tube can be used to teach how pumps work, who used straws to teach centrifugal force, and taught geometrical structures using nothing but a rubber tube and a few matchsticks… is silently carrying out a revolution in education through his ‘toys from trash’. He has shown that Science can be made exciting using almost any object under the sun. Arvind translates with passion books from English to Hindi. … [Read more...]
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