love

Feeling the Love

We definitely put more value to what we don’t have. At least I do. And so Love cannot be enough. Thus here in my moment of solace I reproduce a poem by St. Francis of Assisi (as translated by Daniel Ladinsky):   THE SACRAMENTS I once spoke to my friend, an old squirrel, about the Sacraments- he got so excited and ran into a hollow in his tree and came […]

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The Kiwi sings

You in a foreign land, Playing out, music and paint, Everyday jackpot, our moments in time. You are young, forever five years old, And you care not for the things a lot Innocence beams love, intelligence scares. Smelling the rain, Rush in the train, you have me feel happy again. Always shining, the glory you are, beauty forms a bright star. #MyDearKiwi

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Bitte Wo –

By good chance happen great things…said Confucius. And he also said that we must look at the next step in life and not try to map out the whole 100 yards. Something similar is my coming to know of Gottfried Benn. The 20th century poet from Germany whose somewhat pacifist looking biography on ‘wikipedia’ may inadvertently led the reader to believe that not much to be found in the depths […]

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Homeless man

I like watching videos. On YouTube, and other pages…like positive videos. And I watched one this morning. Here it is Dallas Homeless Hero So why am I writing about videos on the internet. Well, if you listen closely to the audio in the one above, it uses the word “homeless” more times than the name of the hero doing the good deed here. Basically, we love to give titles to […]

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And he smiled at me…

Russian people don’t smile at strangers and considering the tough lives they live,  made more so by the weather here, I can understand this. What does hurt me though is that even the little people (read = kids) also don’t smile back. But the best is usually given to the most deserving, and today once again this was proven to me when I met this 3 year old at this […]

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Self love – playing with lives

“Pity on the man who doesn’t know self love. For all love emanates from oneself.” (Amit Mamgain) Act One: The meeting They met at an international trade conference and quickly became good friends…in the sense that this term is used these days. But one was more invested in it for he is a ‘man of hearts’. He loves his life before loving all else and in the present moment this […]

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