Monday, 26 December 2011

Fwd: Thank you from the Wikimedia Foundation

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From: Sue Gardner <>
Date: Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 12:31 PM
Subject: Thank you from the Wikimedia Foundation
To: Aseem Seth <>

Dear Aseem,

You are amazing, thank you so much for donating to the Wikimedia Foundation!

This is how we pay our bills -- it's people like you, giving five
dollars, twenty dollars, a hundred dollars. My favourite donation last
year was five pounds from a little girl in England, who had persuaded
her parents to let her donate her allowance. It's people like you,
joining with that girl, who make it possible for Wikipedia to continue
providing free, easy access to unbiased information, for everyone
around the world. For everyone who helps pay for it, and for those who
can't afford to help. Thank you so much.

I know it's easy to ignore our appeals, and I'm glad that you didn't.
From me, and from the tens of thousands of volunteers who write
Wikipedia: thank you for helping us make the world a better place. We
will use your money carefully, and I thank you for your trust in us.

Sue Gardner
Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director

For your records: Your donation on 2011-12-26 was INR XXXXX.
This letter may serve as a record of your donation. No goods or
services were provided, in whole or in part, for this contribution.
The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit charitable corporation
with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status in the United States. Our address is
149 New Montgomery, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105. U.S.
tax-exempt number: 20-0049703

UPDATE - 03 Jan 2012

Thank you from Executive Director, Sue Gardner
Thank you.
We've taken down our fundraising banners, because we’ve hit our target. Thanks to you. Over the past few months, more than one million people have come together from all over the world to keep Wikipedia and its sister sites alive and flourishing for another year.

Your support is how we pay our bills. People like you, giving five dollars, twenty dollars, a hundred dollars. Thank you for helping us.

We’re the #5 most-popular site in the world --- we operate on a tiny fraction of the resources of any other top site. We will use your money carefully and well, I promise you.

For everyone who helps pay for Wikipedia and all the Wikimedia projects, and for those who can't afford to help -- thank you so much for making the world a better place.

Sue Gardner
Executive Director
Wikimedia Foundation 

Saturday, 26 November 2011

A story to meditate - God's patience has a reason

God has His own plans, His Time is not our time. keep the faith.

Once there was a sweeper in a well known temple and he was very
sincere and devoted. Every time he saw thousands of devotees coming to
take darshan of the Lord, he thought that the Lord is standing all the
time and giving darshan and He must be feeling very tired.

So one day very innocently he asked the Lord whether he can take the
place of the Lord for a day so that the Lord can have some relief and
rest. The Deity of Temple replied, "I do not mind taking a break. I
will transform you like Myself, but you must do one thing. You must
just stand here like Me, smile at everyone and just give benedictions.
Do not interfere with anything and do not say anything. Remember you
are the deity and you just have faith that I have a master plan for
everything." The sweeper agreed to this.

The next day the sweeper took the position of the deity and a rich man
came and prayed to the Lord. He offered a nice donation and prayed
that his business should be prosperous. While going, the rich man
inadvertently left his wallet full of money right there. Now the
sweeper in the form of deity could not call him and so he decided to
control himself and keep quiet.

Just then a poor man came and he put one coin in the Hundi and said
that it was all he could afford and he prayed to the Lord that he
should continue to be engaged in the Lord's service. He also said that
his family was in dire need of some basic needs but he left it to the
good hands of the Lord to give some solution. When he opened his eyes,
he saw the wallet left by the rich man. The poor man thanked the Lord
for His kindness and took the wallet very innocently. The sweeper in
the form of the Deity could not say anything and he had to just keep

At that point a sailor walked in. He prayed for his safe journey as he
was going on a long trip. Just then the rich man came with the police
and said that somebody has stolen his wallet and seeing the sailor
there, he asked the police to arrest him thinking that he might have
taken it. Now the sweeper in the form of Deity wanted to say that the
sailor is not the thief but he could not say so and he became greatly
frustrated. The sailor looked at the Lord and asked why he, an
innocent person, is being punished. The rich man looked at the Lord
and thanked Him for finding the thief. The sweeper in the deity form
could no more tolerate and he thought that even if the real Lord had
been here, he would have definitely interfered and hence he started
speaking and said that the sailor is not the thief but it was the poor
man who took away the wallet. The rich man was very thankful as also
the sailor.

In the night, the real Lord came and He asked the sweeper how the day
was. The sweeper said, "I thought it would be easy, but now I know
that Your days are not easy, but I did one good thing." Then he
explained the whole episode to the Lord. The Lord became very upset on
hearing this whereas the sweeper thought the Lord would appreciate him
for the good deed done.

The Lord asked, "Why did you not just stick to the plan? You had no
faith in Me. Do you think that I do not understand the hearts of all
those who come here? All the donation which the rich man gave was all
stolen money and it is only a fraction of what he really has and he
wants Me to reciprocate unlimitedly. The single coin offered by the
poor man was the last coin he was having and he gave it to Me out of
faith. The sailor might not have done anything wrong, but if the
sailor were to go in the ship that night he was about to die because
of bad weather and instead if he is arrested he would be in the jail
and he would have been saved form a greater calamity. The wallet
should go to the poor man because he will use it in My service. I was
going to reduce the rich man's karma also by doing this and save the
sailor also. But you cancelled everything because you thought you know
My plan and you made your own plans."

God has plans and justice for everyone....we just have to have patience!!!!!

Saturday, 16 July 2011

Passion & Compassion - from I to Us

I recently got a decent home broadband connection thanks to @Airtel_Presence, and managed to see this wonderfully inspiring YouTube Video, by none other than the living-breathing, real life Jedi Master Yoda - His Holiness The Dalai Lama.

This epiphany was so powerful that I had to post it to my Blog, as a reminder that while passion leads to achievements of an individualistic nature ...
Compassion Leads to much greater achievements of a holistic nature

If you can afford the bandwidth (literal and figurative) of 80 minutes...Do take the time to listen to the Dalai Lama .. And dispel your false notions

May Buddha Bless You :)

Saturday, 9 July 2011

Delhi Belied - My Outtake

First off, I loved the Movie Delhi Belly, it was original,  and could have been judged film-noir, if it were not for the comedic epitome of composure - Tashy played by Imran Khan.

The contradiction of the movie is that in the form of a farce it manages to address and comment on some very real polite society taboos.

Here are some of the incidents which left me thinking of how this movie broke genre stereotypes -

1) The brazen acceptance of Dowry even among the " Educated Classes of Polite Society"  - The (rickshaw and donkey cross breed) RED Car, assurance of a flat...

2) The Car Chase Shoot out scene -  realism in reverse? .... the fearless Tashy manages to wing it against a depraved drunk ex-husband's wrath... how probable is it that a person maintains such a sense of composure after being beaten up and shot at?

3)  The Family Man & Good Samaritan who also visits Brothels - a true life Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

4) The seasoned Gangster played so realistically, he was scary...(Laugh nervously - it's okay, it's just a film)...and his ridiculous bumbling "Three Stooges"

5) After the climax - the Mexican standoff scene -  Even if by luck if all the protagonists were unharmed - What happened to the Police Enquiry? (Cops were killed in broad daylight!)

6) The Song which stays with you after the film is NOT "DK Bose", but "I Hate You (Like I Love You)" - with it's AWESOME picturization, bilingual lyrics and fantastic harmonies - (YouTube Video Below)

7) Finally, What was the poor air-hostess' fault? Why did Tashy lead her up the garden path just to drop her at the sight of something better? What about commitment to a relationship? - is there a parallel here between Aamir and his wives Reena Dutta & Kiran Rao?

Does Art imitate Life....?

Saturday, 25 June 2011

The one minute mindspace

You have 10 seconds to gain my interest and another 50 seconds to hold it, before I judge you.

That is the attention span of today's consumer a one-minute mindspace to gain attention, and deliver a message, before judgment

The consumer is King, Judge, Jury and God of the brand, and she is no longer limited to just the newspaper and TV, the laptop & mobile opened up whole new frontiers, and the tablet promises to do the same again.

Today, time has sped up to speeds unimaginable just a decade ago, in physical sciences, we have moved from measuring one million times a second (Megahertz)to one billion times a second (Gigahertz) - the pace of change is so rapid that all of us need to keep accelerating just to stay in place.

The idealogy of  "Grow or Die" has become a dictum for modern life. The billion dollar question remains sustainability. With fossil fuels still powering the majority of the world's economy and no viable alternative in site (Say NO to Nuclear Energy), humanity awaits the third energy revolution (Steam>Electricity>???)

But what is the point of this rush? Where are we heading? What is the goal? the aim? the result of this frenetic pace?

We generated more data in 2009 than in the previous 5,000 years combined (Source). But how much of that data is transferable into information and further into knowledge?

Today, time is at a premium and information is at a discount, companies spend millions to gain that one minute of mindspace, trawl through exabytes of information to find a single kernel of truth, we have moved from the Age of Information into the Age of Information Overload.

The impact of these changes is the heightened Attraction of  Simplicity, best illustrated by the Home Page and the "Slab of Glass" form factor that now dominate the mobile and tablet space.

The adage " Less is More" has truly come of Age, in the Age of Information Overload

See what i mean?

Saturday, 18 June 2011

Patience & Procrastination - Take a breath - They're different

As one waits for some sort of result that is out of one's control, like the repair of a broadband cable fault, or a server outage, there is a growing sense that the waiting is procrastination,  this is what the impatient person feels.

If this feeling of frustration is directed at one's self it manifests as depression and at another person, it results in aggression .

This feeling of frustration is the root of many of the problems, we face in our day to day activities.

Patience is defined as an ability or willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when confronted with delay.
While Procrastination is causing a delay

The Impatient person feels that the act of waiting is actually the cause of waiting. This fallacy is not rational  but an emotional one. 

This stems from the person's false sense of control, the factors that cause the delay are in my control, I should do something, how can i just wait???? I MUST do Something.

If we would only have the three P's of PatiencePerseverance & Passion, all our problems would melt away.

Here are Some of the most profound lyrics every written and recorded by a band known as The Eagles.

"Learn To Be Still"

It's just another day in paradise
As you stumble to your bed
You'd give anything to silence
Those voices ringing in your head
You thought you could find happiness
Just over that green hill
You thought you would be satisfied
But you never will-
Learn to be still

We are like sheep without a shepherd
We don't know how to be alone
So we wander 'round this desert
And wind up following the wrong gods home
But the flock cries out for another
And they keep answering that bell
And one more starry-eyed messiah
Meets a violent farewell-
Learn to be still
Learn to be still

Now the flowers in your garden
They don't smell so sweet
Maybe you've forgotten
The heaven lying at your feet


There are so many contradictions
In all these messages we send
(We keep asking)
How do I get out of here
Where do I fit in?
Though the world is torn and shaken
Even if your heart is breakin'
It's waiting for you to awaken
And someday you will-
Learn to be still
Learn to be still

You just keep on runnin'
Keep on runnin' 

And Here's the Song - 

If we would only have the three P's of PatiencePerseverance & Passion, all our problems would melt away...  

Saturday, 21 May 2011

The Sense of Service and the Civil Servant

Can the civil servant ever feel the sense of service that he is supposed to feel in serving the public?

From my modest experience and empirical knowledge, the answers seems to be an emphatic no.

In India the term "Public Servants" implies the way those not in the government (the public)  are viewed - (The) Public (are our) Servants and the two classes of humanity... those in the government, and their servants (the public).

Take the case of the Telecom Sector, MTNL/BSNL the pan-India telecom service providers run by the government.

Granted, there are some technological issues with Landlines with regards to -
1) Last mile connectivity - the copper wire to the home, long turn around times
2) The Analogue signal - No SMS or USSD services,  Prone to static noise

But the problem is exacerbated by the lack of transparency and customer-centricity of these Governmental  service providers.

Unfortunately, they are still stuck in the "Licence Raj" mindset of a couple of decades ago, when they had a monopoly and customers would stand in long queues, braving the hellish heat and rain to be able to communicate via AG Bell's 1876 invention

Till the advent of mobility very recently, this (and the public) served them well, but like Hosni Mubarak, their false sense of security has lulled them into complacency. With heightened competition, from the private sector one would have expected, some form of improvement in ATLEAST the attitude if not the QoS of these National Service Providers.

But that is just not to be, so the exodus continues unabated, with their employee's persistent time-warped perception which I experienced first hand, as I attempted in vain to have my landline rectified.

Winding my way through the maze of red tape and mind-numbing bureaucracy, these "Masters of all the Survey" are not willing to tell you their name, let alone help, or even do their assigned jobs.

It is easy to fool the blind, which is what the public was prior to private enterprise, we didn't know any better, so were satsified... but having experienced superior support from mobile phone companies, the appearance of the landline appears, torn, tattered and disheveled - definitely not something we want hanging around our homes.

This leads me to the much often heard phrase, governments should administrate corporates but Not run corporations.

Granted the government continues to make blustering attempts to improve the efficiency of these bodies (flogging dead horses), currently there are talks of a superfluous attempt to merge them into one entity.

For sure, this government run teleco will survive (thanks to your taxes), but not in the hyper competitivenes of the urban landscape, but on the fringes, the outskirts and inaccessible or economically unfeasible,  remote areas.

The million dollar question is ... how long will these areas remain remote?

End Note -  No wonder MTNL calls it "SURRENDERING" your connection... it's when you give up fighting with them! ROFLOL

Saturday, 30 April 2011

Social on Mobile - The Next Wave in Communications or Revolutions?

These are Social & Mobile REVOLUTIONS that cause Revolutions

This post takes inspiration from where where my earlier post left off

There are two 'new' frontiers in the world of communications today - Mobile and Social, these two spaces are primarily a continuum and the overlap,

While the former  is receiving a huge amount of  public attention both solicited and unsolicited with the 2G Scam, and other skeletons crawling out of the woodwork. It is the impact of Social that is seen on the Regimes in the Middle East, starting with the Story of a Tunisian fruitseller, to the fall of the Egyptian & Libyan  Dictators, to the Rise of Anna Hazare.

"You can buy my hands, but have to WIN my heart" seems to be the dictum of today's youth, and to win it is difficult to say the least.

With the pace of change increasing exponentially, what took microsoft 20 years to accomplish, took google 10 and facebook about 3 years.

When seen in the light of my ealier post "Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? Noooo! It’s a CELLPHONE!" - and the fact that our mobile phones today have as more computing power than Yuri Gagarin's Space Ship!

How many people would have been able to predict  or foresee such leaps in science & technology, such revolutions?

Do your reach for your phone or paper first thing in the morning?

Like our parents waited eagerly for their morning fix of  coffee & newspaper (to the point that most of you would recall the withdrawal and how uneasy they felt when the paper didn't arrive on time!)

Today youth don't wait for the newspaper to get the news, the first thing they reach for is their smartphone to read the latest tweets - Tweets & RSS Feeds are replacing print for today's youth.

As discussed earlier  The Paradigm Shift from the Ear to the Eye, the mobile phone basic functionality is now visual rather than auditory  - The Twitter Stream, The Facebook Update, The YouTube Video are the New HEADLINES - personalized, customized and delivered in Real Time.

Traditional Media like TV programmes today have have twitter id's (@thenewshour, @face_the_nation), Print publications have online editions  (,  E-Paper editions and RSS feeds, Radio programmes run facebook contests & campaigns.

The psyche of the youth is so ingrained with Social Media, so pervasive is this technology, that Scientific Studies have actually  found that Youngsters feel disoriented, when they are disconnected  (withdawal akin to dad's morning grumblings when the paper didn't come ;-)

This obviously can not be a good thing... or can it?

The impact of Social Media is seen on the Regimes in the Middle East & Asia, starting with the Story of a Tunisian fruitseller, to the fall of the Egyptian & Libyan  Dictators, to the Rise of Anna Hazare.

"When I first saw that he was getting in, I thought, 'Well, this has got to be a joke,'" the Boone-based evangelist told ABC's Christiane Amanpour. "But the more you listen to him, the more you say to yourself, 'You know? Maybe the guy's right.' -  Franklin Graham

Saturday, 9 April 2011

When the Cure causes the Disease - Antibiotics

‘The trouble with being a hypochondriac these days is that antibiotics have cured all the good diseases.’ - Caskie Stinnett

Antibiotics were called the ‘miracle drug’ in the 1940s, and are the cure-all of virtually any infectious disease.
However, Antibiotics are effective only on infections caused by bacteria, not viruses. While certain fungi and parasites may be susceptible to certain antibiotics, specific anti-fungals and anti-parasitic agents are needed for their treatment.

Antibiotics STILL considered by many to be the ‘one stop cure’ for all ailments. There is a tendency to pop them the moment someone sneezes, coughs or complains of a fever. While antibiotics are potent fighters of infection, if used indiscriminately, they can actually endanger health.

The myths mentioned below  have been perpetuated and the indiscriminate use of antibiotics has led to the Emergence of "The Super Bug"(1)
NDM-1 Superbug Mutation Shows Up in New Delhi Drinking Water - "The gene mutation, New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase 1 (or NDM-1), was identified in 11 distinct bacterial species, including those that cause cholera and dysentery, researchers from the University of Cardiff reported Thursday in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases." (2)

Myth: Once the symptoms subside the prescribed antibiotics can be stopped.(3)
Fact: Antibiotics should be taken as ordered by the doctor. Failure to do so can cause reinfection or emergence of ‘superbugs’, bacteria resistant to antibiotics. These are more deadly and –even more difficult to overcome.

Myth: Antibiotic resistance is a myth.
Fact: The problem of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics is very real. When prescribed antibiotics are discontinued before completion of the ‘course’ or used indiscriminately, few bacteria survive the treatment. These virulent bacteria can result in the formation of a ‘superstrain’ resistant to antibiotics. One such strain is the MRSA or the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, which can cause devastating infections.

Myth: It is a good idea to use antibiotics as preventative measures against some infections, say while traveling. 
Fact: Antibiotics should not be taken unless ill. Use of antibiotics when they are not needed can be harmful. They can wipe out the body’s natural flora making the body more susceptible to infection. Certain bacteria develop resistance to antibiotics over time and can cause more problems. However, in certain situations doctors recommend antibiotic prophylaxis for e.g. dental procedures, gastrointestinal procedures, pneumocystis, etc.

Myth: Antibiotics should be stocked up in case there is a shortage when you get sick.
Fact: Certain outbreaks in the recent past like bird flu have caused individuals to consider stocking up on antibiotics. While the antibiotics could be helpful in certain situations, they would not be of use in case of viral infections. Storing antibiotics beyond their expiry date results in reduced potency. Also the use of antibiotics past there expiration date can cause organ damage.

Myth: Antibiotics help get over colds or flu.
Fact: Antibiotics only kill bacteria and then not every antibiotic is effective against every strain of bacteria. Viruses are responsible for colds and flu that are unaffected by antibiotics. Doctors tend to prescribe antibiotics in deference to their patients’ wishes; this is to be avoided as the problem of development of bacteria resistant to antibiotics is on the increase.

Myth: Antibiotics will help to get better faster.
Fact: The antibiotics taken for colds and flu do not get rid of bothersome symptoms faster. Whether the antibiotics are taken or not, these illnesses take their toll and take their time to clear up. Use of antibiotics should not be on a ‘just in case’ basis.

Myth: Antibiotics help the immune system to fight colds and flu.
Fact: Antibiotics only kill bacteria, they do not strengthen the immune system. Quite often individuals attribute the antibiotic as responsible for overcoming the infection, while in fact it is the immune system that did all the work and the virus just ran its course.

Myth: Fever always requires antibiotics.
Fact: Fever is a part of the body’s defense mechanism against infection. Even a virus infection can cause can cause a fever. Antibiotics are not warranted in every fever.

Myth: Antibiotics always win the battle against bacteria.
Fact: Bacteria are quickly becoming smarter and quicker. The drug companies are not able to invent antibiotics to keep up with them. So while antibiotics are life-savers when used correctly, indiscriminate use can reduce their effectiveness.

Share and save lives!

Thank you for Reading :)

Sources: -
Wikipedia (1)
Time HealthLand (2) 
Times Wellness (3) 

Monday, 4 April 2011

McKinsey Hacked! (April Fools' Day???)

McKinsey recognized the world's "most powerful consulting firm", (elitist by design) falls victim to the whims of lowly hackers

Here's an email i recieved from "The most well-known, most secretive, most high-priced, most prestigious, most consistently successful, most envied, most trusted, most disliked management consulting firm on earth"

from McKinsey Quarterly 
date Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 8:51 PM
subject Important information from McKinsey Quarterly
> Important mainly because of the people in the conversation.
Apr 2 (1 day ago)
McKinsey Quarterly

Important information from McKinsey Quarterly
We have been informed by our e-mail service provider, Epsilon, that your e-mail address was exposed by unauthorized entry into their system. Epsilon sends e-mails on our behalf to McKinsey Quarterly users who have opted to receive e-mail communications from us.
We have been assured by Epsilon that the only information that was obtained was your first name, last name and e-mail address and that the files that were accessed did not include any other information. We are actively working to confirm this. We do not store any credit card numbers, social security numbers, or other personally identifiable information of our users, so we can assure you that no such information was accessed.
Please note, it is possible you may receive spam e-mail messages as a result. We want to urge you to be cautious when opening links or attachments from unknown third parties. Also know that McKinsey Quarterlywill not send you e-mails asking for your credit card number, social security number or other personally identifiable information. So if you are ever asked for this information, you can be confident it is not from McKinsey.
We regret this has taken place and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. We take your privacy very seriously, and we will continue to work diligently to protect your personal information.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact McKinsey Quarterly at For any media inquiries, please contact Humphrey Rolleston at +1-212-415-5321.
Rik Kirkland
Senior Managing Editor
McKinsey & Company

(As it is dated 02 April 2011...  had me wondering are they playing me for April's Fool?)

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree – (or so I Hope!) – Part 2

No, this has nothing to do with Steve Jobs, these are the words of my father, his wisdom that I have been fortunate to receive & another glimpse that I wish to share with you.

As I did before, I present to you again some more pearls of wisdom that I am fortunate to receive … a glimpse of which I would like to share with you.
Thank you for reading,

The Words of my Father … in 160 character installments

Friday, 4/2/2010
Difficulties in life do not come to destroy u, but to help u realise your hidden potential.
Let difficulties know that you’re more difficult.

Tuesday, 3/30/2010
Good morning.
A few thoughts for u:
1. Pray as if everything depends on God & work as if everything depends on you!
2. To handle yourself use your head; but to handle others, use your heart.
3. Do not lose head in success & heart in failure!
4. If you do not stand for something, you will fall for anything.
5. Beauty & colour may attract the eye but only a smile appeals to the heart.

Monday, 3/29/2010
Thought For Your Whole Life: The Maximum Time You Will Have To Spend In Your Life Is With Yourself. So Make Yourself As Interesting As Possible.

Sunday, 3/28/2010
The Beauty Of Summer Is its Heat.
The Beauty Of Winter Is its Biting Cold.
The Beauty Of Monsoon Is That It Must Pour Cats & Dogs.
The Problem Is That People Want~
The Summer To Be Cool,
Winter To Be Warm,
Monsoon To Be Dry.
Very Strange...But True...
Good Morning.

Thursday, 3/25/2010
'HOPE & END' are always there for everyone.
It depends on us how we deal with them

Wednesday, 3/24/2010
A SMALL dot can stop a big sentence, but few more dots can give continuity. Amazing but true...every ending can be a new beginning!

Tuesday, 3/23/2010
"Comparison is the best way to judge your Progress; But not with Others, Just compare your yesterday with your today.”

Monday, 3/22/2010
Worries and tensions are like birds...we cant stop them from flying near us.....but we can certainly stop them from making the nest on our heads.

Friday, 3/19/2010
Every Morning in Africa a Deer wakes up. It knows it must Run Faster than the Lion or it will be killed...
Every Morning a Lion Wakes up, It knows It must Run Faster than the Deer or It will starve to death...
It doesn't matter if you’re Born Lion or a Deer. When the Sun comes up, You Better be Running !!

Thursday, 3/18/2010
Any method you employ to heighten the consciousness of the presence of that
which is the source of creation within you, is Yoga.

Wednesday, 3/17/2010
Things we must be thankful for :-
1. Worries at the start of day: means you are still alive.
2. Clothes that don't fit anymore: means you have a good appetite.
3. The mess to clean after a party: means you have friends around you.
4. Roof that needs fixing: means you've got a house.
5. Taxes to pay: means you aren't unemployed.
6. A bright & happy message on your mobile; means you have someone who always remembers you.!

Saturday, 3/13/2010
Remember, when the world pushes you to your knees, you are in the perfect position to pray.

Friday, 3/12/2010
"People are not DIFFICULT but, People are DIFFERENT".
If We understand this, we can build many Relations in Life !

Wednesday, 3/10/2010
It is not that belief is blind,
it is just that belief blinds people.

Tuesday, 3/9/2010
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a 100 days of sorrow.

Monday, 3/8/2010
On the path of perfection, complaints are like the hammering that shapes a stone... into an Idol.

Sunday, 3/7/2010
Every TEST in our life makes us BITTER or BETTER.
Every PROBLEM comes to MAKE us or BREAK us.
Choice is ours...Whether we become VICTIM or VICTOR.

Thursday, 3/4/2010
"Forgiveness is the Economy of the heart- it saves the expense of Anger, the cost of Hatred and the wastage of Passion."

Wednesday, 3/3/2010
There are two different forces.... Gravity is holding you to the planet and pulling you down, but...Grace is pulling you up all the time.

Tuesday, 3/2/2010
Anger is false show of strength by a weak person while politeness and a cool mind reflects dignity and strength of a strong person.!

Thursday, 2/25/2010
Every Relationship Is Like a Glass.
A Scratch On any side will Reflect On The Otherside. So Always Handle Everyones Feelings With Care!

Wednesday, 2/24/2010
Life has no Guarantees.
It only provides Possibilities & Opportunities, Don't miss them.

Tuesday, 2/23/2010
"No one has ever won a game of Chess by always moving forwards.
Sometimes you have to move backwards to get a better step forward."
That's Life.

Monday, 2/22/2010
"The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own and you alone are responsible for the quality of it."

Friday, 2/19/2010
I woke up this morning & I realised that I should learn to appreciate what I have,
time forces me to appreciate what I had!

Thursday, 2/18/2010
never search for happiness in others.... it will make you feel lonely....
search for happiness in yourself, because it keeps you happy, even if you are lonely.

Wednesday, 2/17/2010
Making 100 Friends Is Not A Miracle....
The Miracle Is To Make A Friend Who Will Stand By You When 100 Are Against You........

Tuesday, 2/16/2010
External Power is Limited...Do not use it in an unlimited manner.
Our inner power is UNLIMITED...Do not use it in a LIMITED manner.!

Sunday, 2/14/2010
"Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.."

Wednesday, 2/10/2010
If you have not known sadness, you will not mature.
You will never know compassion... unless you know pain.

Tuesday, 2/9/2010
A Person who Spends Some time on his Knees for Prayer; will never find it difficult to Stand on his feet in life.

Saturday, 2/6/2010
Victory always starts in the Head. It is a State of Mind.
It then spreads with such radiance & affirmation that destiny can do nothing but Obey.

Thursday, 2/4/2010
One of the greatest illusions of life is that . .
"We always believe there is more time in tomorrow than today . . ''

Monday, 2/1/2010
Live life to Express and not to Impress.
Don't strive to make your Presence noticed just make your Absence felt.

Saturday, 1/30/2010
There is no Royal Road to Success. But after Success, Every Road becomes ROYAL.

Friday, 1/29/2010
Every King was once a helpless baby & every great structure once a blue print.
It isn’t where you are today but where you’ll reach that counts.
Get going...

Wednesday, 11/11/2009
A Sardarni goes to Sardar's shop to buy a tea packet..
Sardarni in Punjabi- Liptan di chaah hai?
Sardar-Mainu to nahi hai tainu ho to Lipat ja...

Keep smiling & God Bless.

Part One can be accessed from here