Be true about seeking truth

If you're sincere about seeking the truth, you won't be distracted by the source or tone through which it arrives. The truth is only harsh if you're not willing to accept it.The harshness enters when we need to hear something more palatable or pleasant about ourselves because we need the validation that says that we're [...]

Rediscover who you are

The journey of rediscovery of the self is the greatest joy of all.It shakes off the cobwebs that life tends to accumulate, and breaks the chains that we've used to tether ourselves to past experiences. Rediscover who you really are, so that you can shake off the debris that you accumulated through the years with [...]

Are you grateful for you?

Whenever asked about gratitude, the inevitable response is one that is focused on everything we have around us.Sometimes, we consider our health and our skills.At other times we recognise the value of things not being as bad as they could have been.And we convince ourselves that this is being grateful.But how often do we stop [...]

Money is not the root of evil

Money is nothing more than a tool.It's a means to an end, not a motivation in itself.Even its accumulation through miserliness, or its wastage through extravagance still makes it nothing more than a tool to achieve a greater goal.Ingratitude is what results in such tools being used to our detriment, or to the detriment of [...]

The silent ones

True misery doesn't love company.It decays the soul in silence.When someone is complaining, it's because they still have hope that someone cares enough to listen or respond.Or even to empathise.When they give up on these three things, they go silent because they have grown to accept that no one else cares, or understands the state [...]

Be gentle

Chances are very good that your harshness or cruelty is directed at the wrong person.Unfortunately, you'll only realise this after the damage is done. Cruelty, like anger, is most often expressed to those weaker than us, even though we experience it at the hands of those stronger than us.Sadly, it is paid forward more often [...]