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Monthly Archives: June 2016
Every great man nowadays has his disciples, and it is always Judas who writes the biography.
Thought for the Week!
“It is not our diversity which divides us; it is not our ethnicity, or religion or culture that divides us. Since we have achieved our freedom, there can only be one division amongst us: between those who cherish democracy and … Continue reading
Posted in lessons, Photography, Quotes, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged cultures, democracy, lessons, life, mandela, religion, Thoughts 6 Comments
I love telling jokes. But whenever I get started my wife picks up her knitting. Why would she do that? Probably because your jokes are so old that she needs to keep her hands busy to avoid strangling you…..!
Posted in Blogging, Fun, Jokes, Photography, Uncategorized Tagged flowers, knitting, Laughter, life, orchids, smiles, wife 3 Comments
A Little Talking Bee…
One sunny morning, a little boy was looking at the flowers in the garden. Suddenly, a little bee came and sat on his nose. He was afraid that the bee might sting him. He stood very still. Then the bee … Continue reading
Posted in Fun, lessons, Moral Tales, Photography, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged beauty, bees, boys, children, garden, lessons, life, wisdom 10 Comments
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.
Just a Thought!
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers. ~Kahlil Gibran.
Posted in Gibran, lessons, Photography, Quotes, Uncategorized, values Tagged gratitude, kindness, lessons, life, silence, teacher, tolerance 4 Comments
Toni was somewhat tipsy when he got home. “Freda,” he called to his wife in the bedroom, “start nagging, else I won’t be able to find my bed!”
Posted in Fun, Laughter, Photography, Uncategorized, Wit Tagged bees, family, Fun, life, people, smiles, wife 4 Comments
Pickup in the Rain!
One night, at 11:3 0 p.m., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rainstorm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride. Soaking wet, she … Continue reading
Posted in lessons, Moral Tales, Photography, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged help, lessons, life, people, raindrops, rainstorm, thanks 8 Comments
There is always more brass than brains in an aristocracy.
Posted in Laughter, Quotes, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values, Wit Tagged aristocracy, brains, ravens, smiles, wilde 4 Comments
God as Mother!
There are some temples where God is worshipped as Mother. In one of these, in the state of Bengal, She is represented by a large stone image. The sculptor has carved, in stone, his idea of the Mother of the … Continue reading
Posted in lessons, Moral Tales, Photography, Uncategorized, values Tagged beauty, flowers, god, lessons, life, monks, mothers, sculpture, universe, wisdom, zen 2 Comments