Tuesday, April 28, 2009


Sent by -Sumit Aggarwal

Anthony De Mello -

Before the young man began his studies, he wanted assurance from the Master.
"Can you teach me the goal of human life?
""I cannot," replied the Master.
"Or at least its meaning?
""I cannot.
""Can you indicate to me the nature of death and of life beyond the grave?
""I cannot.
"The young man walked away in scorn. The disciples were dismayed that their Master had been shown up in a poor light.
Said the Master soothingly, "Of what is it to comprehend life's nature and life's meaning if you have never tasted it? I'd rather you ate your pudding than speculated on it.

"Related Quote:
"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves... Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given to you because you will not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer."

- Rainer Maria Rilke

Thought for the day,

Remember This One?

"Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the Earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the Earth befalls the sons of the Earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves. This we know - the Earth does not belong to man - man belongs to the Earth. This we know."

- Chief Seattle

2 . How generous you are, Earth, and how strong is your yearning for your children lost between that which they have attained and that which they could not obtain. We clamor and you smile; we flit but you stay! We extract your elements to make cannons and bombs, but out of our elements you create lilies and roses.

Kahlil Gibran, 1883-1931
Lebanese Poet and Philosopher
Kahlil Gibran Quotes Kahlil Gibran Books

Monday, April 27, 2009

The Best- Every DAY

Every day can be a beautiful day.

Just take a look around you
And think about all of the wonderful things you have
To be thankful for.......the sunshine, roses, laughter, close friends, family, music, & beautiful dreams.

The storm is never half as bad as it seems. Don’t let the rain ruin your day.

When the dark clouds move in just smile, because the good times are on the way.

Friday, April 24, 2009


Contributed By - Shruti Aggarwal

A long time ago, there was a huge apple tree. A little boy loved to come and play around it everyday. He climbed to the treetop, ate the apples, and took a nap under the shadow.

He loved the tree and the tree loved to play with him. Time went by, the little boy had grown up and he no Longer played around the tree every day.

One day, the boy came back to the tree and he looked sad.” Come and play with me”, the tree asked the boy.” I am no longer a kid, I do not play around trees any more” the boy replied.” I want toys. I need money to buy them.”

“Sorry, but I do not have money, but you can pick all my apples and sell them. So, you will have money. The boy was so excited. He grabbed all the apples on the tree and left happily. The boy never came back after he picked the apples. The tree was sad. One day, the boy who now turned into a man returned and the tree was excited. “Come and play with me” the tree said.

“I do not have time to play. I have to work for my family. We need a house for shelter. Can you help me?

“Sorry, but I do not have any house. But you can chop off my branches to build your house.” So the man cut all the branches of the tree and left happily. The tree was glad to see him happy but the man never came back since then. The tree was again lonely and sad. One hot summer day, the man returned and the tree was delighted.

” Come and play with me!” the tree said.” I am getting old. I want to go sailing to relax myself. Can you give me a boat?” said the man.” Use my trunk to build your boat. You can sail far away and be happy. So the man cut the tree trunk to make a boat. He went sailing and never showed up for a long time. Finally, the man returned after many years. “Sorry, my boy. But I do not have anything for you anymore. No more apples for you”, the tree said. “No problem, I do not have any teeth to bite” the man replied.

“No more trunk for you to climb on.” “I am too old for that now” the man said.” I really cannot give you anything, the only thing left is my dying roots,” the tree said with tears.

“I do not need much now, just a place to rest. I am tired after all these years,” the man replied.

“Good! Old tree roots are the best place to lean on and rest, come sit down with me and rest. The man sat down and the tree was glad and smiled with tears.

This is a story of everyone. The tree is like our parents. When we were young, we loved to play with our Mum and Dad. When we grow up, we leave them; only come to them when we need something or when we are in trouble. No matter what, parents will always be there and give everything they could just to make you happy.

You may think the boy is cruel to the tree, but that is how all of us treat our parents. We take them for granted; we don’t appreciate all they do for us, until it’s too late. May GOD forgive us of our shortcomings and may He guide us.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Nothing is impossible in life !!! SEE......

Sent by - Sumit Aggarwal

>21 yrs back in his grandma's place..

">From one of the poorest family's chair to the most powerful chair in the world.....!!!

">Hmmm.......Very rightly my philosophy of life revolves around the three letters "Never Say Die"

Saturday, April 18, 2009

The Best...

Contributed By - Sumit Aggarwal

We should all wake up excited each and every day.
Remind yourself of the following each morning. And you will be a much happier person:

Today I can complain because the weather is rain yor...I can be thankful that the grass is getting watered for free.

Today I can feel sad that I don't have more money or...I can be glad that my finances encourage me to plan my purchases wisely And guide me away from waste.

Today I can grumble about my health or...I can rejoice in that I am alive.

Today I can lament over all that my parents didn't give me.When I was growing up or...I can feel grateful that they allowed me to be born.

Today I can cry because roses have thornsor...I can celebrate that thorns have roses.

Today I can mourn my lack of friends or...I can excitedly embark upon a quest to discover new relationships.

Today I can whine because I have to go to work or...I can shout for joy because I have a job to do.

Today I can complain because I have to goto school or...Eagerly open my mind and fill it with rich new tidbits of knowledge.

Today I can murmur dejectedly because I have to do house work or...I can appreciate that I have a place to call home.

Today stretches ahead of me, waiting to beshaped.And here I am, the sculptor who gets to do the shaping.

What today will be like is up to me.I get to choose what kind of day I will have!

I choose to have a fantastic day! What do you choose?

Do Must..............

Contributed By - Sumit Aggarwal

“If you feel depressed , sing.
If you feel sad, laugh.
If you feel ill , double your labor.
If you feel fear , plunge ahead.
If you feel,inferior wear new garments.
If you feel uncertain ,raise your voice.
If you feel poverty ,think of wealth to come.
If you feel incompetent ,think of past success.
If you feel insignificant ,remember your goals.
Today be the master of your emotions.”

Sunday, April 12, 2009

7 Ways To Increase Your Daily Water Intake

Sent by - Sumit Aggarwal

About 70% of the human body is made up of water. This is why water is essential for the proper functioning of our bodies. It is said that everyone should try and drink at least 8 glasses of water everyday. However, even though we all know this, how many of us actually drink our daily quota of water?

Most people find it difficult to drink a lot of water mainly due to two reasons - either they don't feel thirsty enough, or they simply do not have a ‘taste' for water. If you don't feel thirsty enough, hours can pass without you drinking any water and you wouldn't even realize it. Thus, the only way to increase your water intake would be to actually keep a bottle of water with you at all times and drink one glass every hour, on the hour
And for those of you who don't drink enough water because they don't like its taste (or should we say the lack of taste), then here are some ways in which you can make water a lot tastier and thus increase your daily intake.7 Ways To Add Taste To Water

1. Squeeze a lime into the water: No, you don't have to go through the trouble of making lemonade every time you want to drink water, but simply squeezing a lime into it will also help to make water a lot more palatable. However, if you have high blood pressure, you may want to ask your doctor before adding lime to your water.

2 . Fresh fruit water: Ok, so you've heard of fresh fruit juice, but what exactly is fresh fruit water? Well, adding a few slices of fresh fruit to a glass of water is a great way to enhance its taste. A slice or two of orange, a couple of cut strawberries, or even some crushed watermelon can make your water a lot tastier. Fresh mint leaves and cucumber also enhance the taste of water considerably and is very refreshing to drink too.

3. Sparkling water: If regular plain water does not tickle your taste buds, you can try sparking bubbly water instead. Natural mineral water has a slight zing to it, which makes the water a lot easier to drink for some people, while at the same time giving you the additional benefits of the minerals too. Try it; it might just be the thing you were looking for!

4. Add some juice to your water: You've heard of diluting your juices with water, right? Well, this is the other way around. You don't add little water to juice, but add little juice to your water. The taste improves a great deal and you also get the added benefit of the vitamins and antioxidants present in the fruit juice. No additional sugar please!

5. Flavoured ice cubes: A lot of people find that they can drink more water if they add a couple of ice cubes to it. If that's the case with you too, you can try adding flavoured ice cubes to your water instead of plain ice cubes. Just add a few drops of your preferred flavouring to water when you freeze it. Alternatively, you can also add some tea or coffee to water and then use these flavoured ice cubes in your water.

6. Green tea: Drinking beverages such as tea, coffee, fruit juices etc does not count towards your daily water requirements. However, when you drink water that has been steeped with green tea, it still counts towards your daily water intake. Essentially, what you're drinking is mildly flavoured warm water, with the awesome benefits of green tea of course. Just remember not to add any sugar or milk to it.

7. Clear soups: If you are not too fond of sweet things but your palate leans towards the salty instead, you can increase your water intake by drinking clear soups. You can either make a vegetable clear soup, or make a light broth with chicken or lamb instead. You could also add flavoured soup cubes to make your water more drinkable.

Monday, April 6, 2009

10 Great Quotes from 10 Great Business People

Contributed By - Sumit Aggarwal

1. Jim Rohn - “Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune.”

2. Henry Ford -“Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.”

3. Walt Disney -“All our dreams can come true,if we have the courage to pursue them.”

4. Peter Drucker -“Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.”

5. Edwin H. Stuart -“Men who do things without being told draw the most wages.”

6. Vincent Lombardi -“Winning is a habit. Unfortunately so is losing”

7 J.PAUL GETTY -“To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.”

8. Sam Walton-“High expectations are the key to everything.”

9. Steve Jobs-“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

10. Warren Buffett- I like to shoot fish in a barrel. But I like to do it after the water has run out.”