A little boy asked his mother, "Why are you crying?" "Because I'm a woman," she told him. "I don't understand," he said. His Mom just hugged him and said, "And you never will." Later the little boy asked his father, "Why does mother seem to cry for no reason?" "All women cry for no reason," was all his dad could say. The little boy grew up and became a man, still wondering why women cry. Finally he put in a call to God. When God got on the phone, he asked, "God, why do women cry so easily?" God said,... Read more »
Accept the children the way we accept trees — with gratitude, because they are a blessing — but do not have expectations or desires. You don’t expect trees to change, you love them as they are.
A kindergarten teacher has decided to let her class play a game. The teacher told each child in the class to bring along a plastic bag containing a few potatoes. Each potato will be given a name of a person that the child hates, so the number of potatoes that a child will put in his/her plastic bag will depend on the number of people he/she hates. So when the day came, every child brought some potatoes with the name of the people he/she hated. Some had 2 potatoes; some 3 while some up to 5 potatoes. The teacher then... Read more »
Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The men talked for hours on end. They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, where they had been on vacation. Every afternoon when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he... Read more »
Father was a hardworking man who delivered bread as a living to support his wife and three children. He spent all his evenings after work attending classes, hoping to improve himself so that he could one day find a better paying job. Except for Sundays, Father hardly ate a meal together with his family. He worked and studied very hard because he wanted to provide his family with the best money could buy. Whenever the family complained that he was not spending enough time with them, he reasoned that he was doing all this for them. But he often yearned... Read more »
The Saptapadi (seven steps/feet), is the most important ritual of Vedic Hindu weddings, and represents the legal part of Hindu marriage. The newly wed couple take seven steps around the holy fire, which is considered a witness to the vows they make to each other. Lets find out what saptapadi - the seven steps / vows in the Hindu wedding mean... * The couple takes the first step and promises that they will take care of each other and pray for abundant blessings and prosperity in their life. * In the second step, the couple promises and prays to the... Read more »
There once was a farmer who discovered that he had lost his watch in the barn. It was no ordinary watch because it had sentimental value for him. After searching high and low among the hay for a long while; he gave up and enlisted the help of a group of children playing outside the barn. He promised them that the person who found it would be rewarded. Hearing this, the children hurried inside the barn, went through and around the entire stack of hay but still could not find the watch. Just when the farmer was about to give... Read more »
Pencil: I'm sorry... Eraser: For what ?? You didn't do anything wrong.. Pencil: I'm sorry, you get hurt because of me...Whenever I made a mistake, you're always there to erase it, but as you make my mistakes vanish, you lose a part of yourself and get smaller and smaller each time. Eraser: That's true, but I don't really mind, You see, I was made to do this, I was made to help you whenever you do something wrong, even though one day I know I'll be gone... I'm actually happy with my job... So please, stop worrying I hate seeing... Read more »
A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was. So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The pebbles, of course, rolled into the open areas between the rocks. He then asked the students again if the... Read more »
There's only so long that you can put things on the shelf. Children grow up, pets grow older, years pass by. Take full advantage of every opportunity that is in front of you in this moment. There is always enough time or money to do a little of what you'd do in big dreams if you had more. A trip to a far away theme park for a week would be nice, but a trip to the park down the street will build beautiful memories, too. Enjoy the walks, the days, the little things that seem so easy to do... Read more »
Truths of life: The most beautiful day? Today The biggest obstacle? Fear The best teachers? Children The most beautiful gift? Forgiveness The most important thing? Home The fastest way? The honest one The most pleasant feeling? Calmness The most effective defense? The smile The best medicine? Optimism The greatest force? Belief The most beautiful thing? Love Life without love loses meaning.
Truths of life. The most beautiful day: Today The easiest thing: Equivocate The biggest obstacle: Fear The gravest error: give up, to despair The root of all evils: Egoism The most beautiful occupation: Work The worst route to follow: Faintheartedness The best teachers: Children The first necessity: TO communicate The greatest happiness: To be useful to others The greatest mystery: Death The worst defect: Bad temper The most dangerous being: The liar The most wretched feeling: The grudge The most beautiful gift: Forgiveness The most indispensable: home The quickest way: The correct one The most comfortable feeling: Interior peace The... Read more »