Life Is Not a Competition

Life Is Not a Competition Can you name the happiest man on earth? What do you think he owns? You probably think about the luxuries in life. He may be a billionaire with a huge mansion and a fleet of cars. Or you think about a celebrity who is almost as rich and oh-so-famous! Then as kids, we believed that we’d be happy when we came first in class or won a race or got praised in front of everyone. It was all about being the ‘best’ and owning the fanciest, flashiest ‘stuff’. It seems that we have been ingrained with a competitive mindset. Darwin speaks of the ‘survival of the fittest’, doesn’t he? It is our natural instinct to cutthroats and then move forward. This is probably why we have play life like a game. This was the scenario when I entered the halls of my alma mater. The>>>

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It’s Never Too Late to Live Your Life

It’s Never Too Late to Live Your Life Once upon a time, a man was wandering in a clear, grey forest. He seemed to be lost, searching for something. However, before he could find what he had been looking for, he came across a tiger. The tiger chased the man to the edge of the cliff and the man tipped over. Luckily, he grabbed a vine half way down the fall. He was momentarily safe. Although, when he looked up at the cliff, he didn’t quite feel that way. The tiger stood, bare tooth and gnawing away at the edge in the hopes of catching the man waiting to devour his own hunger. The man gulped down and decided to find a way to get himself out of this predicament by looking for a way further down. Perhaps, he could make his way back to home from somewhere on the>>>

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The Most Valuable Thing on Earth

The Most Valuable Thing on Earth Your life comprises of many things that matter to you! Sometimes, you fail to differentiate which of the things hold more value and which ones are the least important. When we think about classifying things in our lives in this manner, we often tend to get selfish. We give priority to things that provide us material benefits. A professor understood this dilemma of the human mind and he decided to use an experiment to show why it was important to identify the most valuable thing in life. Do you want to know what the professor did? Keep reading to find out! The professor brought an empty mayonnaise jar in the class. He threw in a few large rocks into the jar first of all. “Is the jar full?” asked the professor. “Yes,” the class replied unanimously. He opened the jar again and threw in>>>

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Spread Happiness, Get Happiness

Spread Happiness, Get Happiness Once, there was a man who wanted to know the secret to becoming the happiest man on earth. He treated this quest of his like a treasure-hunt and searched the whole world for answers that could satisfy him. However, he never found an answer. Do you know why he could never bring an end to his quest? Perhaps, the story of a little doggie might lend us some perspective. Once upon a time,there was a happy little doggie that lived in a small town. The little doggie was always wagging its tail and running around happily. He was very content in his own world. His ears were always raised as he happily listened to the sounds of the chirping birds and other melodies that nature sang for it. One day, he decided to find other happy doggies like himself. He started his search and he learned>>>

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The Golden Rules of Friendship

The Golden Rules of Friendship   “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.” ~ C. S. Lewis   This famous quote by C.S. Lewis highlights the importance of friendship. There is no doubt that friendship adds meaning to life and that a life without friends is bound to get lonely and hollow. Friends make life a lot easier. Even the happiest moments of your life may seem hollow if you lack a friend to share them with. True friends support you through the hardships and tolerate your shortcomings.  When your world falls apart, these are the people who have got your back. But what makes a friendship last? Let’s first turn to John 15:9-15, where Jesus said to his disciples: “12My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. 13Greater>>>

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50 Rules For Daughters

50 Rules For Daughters 1. The world is starving for strong female leaders. Be one. 2. You may have to work twice as hard as your male contemporaries just to stay even with them. Thankfully this will not be a problem. 3. Beware the boyfriend who criticizes you in front of others. 4. Zero tolerance for the boyfriend or husband who is physically, mentally or emotionally abusive. 5. Those who gossip to you gossip about you. 6. You will be judged by the company you keep. 7. Ninety nine percent of all men have two primary obsessions until the age of 35- sports and sex. Indulge the former, not the latter. 8. If you worship physical beauty, you will never be pretty enough. 9. If you worship money, you will never be rich enough. 10. Spend time alone with God in quiet meditation. 11. Do not ever accept an unsolicited>>>

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Why dogs live less than human

Why dogs live less than human Here’s the surprising answer of a 6 year old child. Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife Lisa, and their little boy Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle. I examined Belker and found he was dying of cancer. I told the family we couldn’t do anything for Belker, and offered to perform the euthanasia procedure for the old dog in their home. As we made arrangements, Ron and Lisa told me they thought it would be good for six-year-old Shane to observe the procedure. They felt as though Shane might learn something from the experience. The next day, I felt the familiar catch in my throat as Belker‘s family surrounded him. Shane seemed so calm, petting the old dog for the last>>>

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32 rules for sons

32 Rules for sons 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs. 3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king. 4. In a negotiation, never make the first offer. 5. Request the late check-out. 6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it. 7. Hold your heroes to a higher standard. 8. Return a borrowed car with a full tank of gas. 9. Play with passion or not at all… 10. When shaking hands, grip firmly and look them in the eye. 11. Don’t let a wishbone grow where a backbone should be. 12. If you need music on the beach, you’re missing the point. 13. Carry two handkerchiefs. The one in your back pocket is for you. The one in your breast pocket is for her. 14. You marry the girl, you marry her family. 15.>>>

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Your life will always be filled with challenges. Happiness is the way!

Your life will always be filled with challenges. Happiness is the way! Your life will always be filled with challenges. It’s best to admit this to yourself and decide to be happy anyway. Happiness is the way. So, treasure every moment that you have and treasure it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time with… and remember that time waits for no one. So, stop waiting…Until ……..       See for more info:- richardbejah.com/the-daffodil-principle/ What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. As the director of 75-year-old study on adult development, Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom>>>

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There are just some things that make us happy, no matter what.

There are just some things that make us happy, no matter what. Life is important, like people we know who are special.. And so, we keep them close! Suppose one morning you never wake up, do all your friends and family know you love them? I was thinking…I could die today, tomorrow or next week, and I wondered if I had any wounds needing to be healed, friendships that needed rekindling or three words needing to be said. Let every one of your friends know you love them. Even if you think they don’t love you, you would be amazed at what those three little words and a smile can do. Author ~Unknown And just in case I’m gone tomorrow. I LOVE YA!!!    Live today because tomorrow is not promised. Never give up on your miracle.  Let us not forget to embrace  those whom we love. A Selection of Inspirational Quotes about>>>

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