Articles in: Inspiration

Less Equals More

Less Equals More

It actually takes the smallest part of a second to have ones sense of equanimity ruffled if it isn’t integrated […]

All that Comes is by His Grace Sent

All that Comes is by His Grace Sent

Having cast aside the trinkets of the world, I lie in His arms contentedly curled. Draping around me His light, […]

The Art of Appreciation

The Art of Appreciation

The other day someone mentioned that she was writing sample articles. As an answer to why, she said it was […]

Only You

Only You

I see You in the blue of the sky In the white clouds In the green of the grass and […]

Mending Fences

Mending Fences

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His Father gave him a bag of nails and […]

Playing Ball

Playing Ball

Ever wondered what a ball feels like? When someone throws it nice and high, it must soar with some sense […]

Science and Poetry

Science and Poetry

Book: Science and Poetry; Author: Mary Midgley “Science and Poetry” is an absorbing work by Mary Midgley, one of the […]

The Bubble Effect

The Bubble Effect

If you look around you, you’ll probably notice that you’re surrounded by bubbles. All the time. They come in all […]

The Cracked Pot

The Cracked Pot

Once upon a time there was a water-bearer who had two large pots, each hung on each end of a […]

Harmony

Harmony

Harmony. Even the word itself sounds like what it means. But how little we understand it, and how long it […]

The Secret of Good Governance

The Secret of Good Governance

(Review of the book, Lee KuanYew: The Man and His Ideas by Han Fook Kwang, Warren Fernandes, Sumiko Tan, Singapore […]

The Moment of Realisation

The Moment of Realisation

This is it… this is the body we have and we offer it to You Lord to do Your bidding. […]

Birdwing

Birdwing

Book: Birdwing; Author, Rafe Martin Birdwing by Rafe Martin is the story of a strange boy with one arm, and […]

Saying Thank You

Saying Thank You

The other day a doctor was heard commenting on how those who benefited by him had the tendency to first […]

Free Forever

Free Forever

Freedom is a strange notion. Everyone wants it. In every form possible. Freedom of choice. Freedom of speech. Freedom of […]

Determination

Determination

In 1883, a creative engineer named John Roebling was inspired by an idea to build a spectacular bridge connecting New […]

Growing Up

Growing Up

It can be said without exaggeration that many (if not most) of us at some point or the other have […]

One Spoon of Sweetness Please

One Spoon of Sweetness Please

Has it ever happened that you take a sip of tea or coffee and immediately grimace because it tastes bitter? […]

Believing the Un-provable

Believing the Un-provable

An atheist professor of philosophy speaks to his class on the problem science has with God, The Almighty. He asks […]

The Prayer of Knots

The Prayer of Knots

Dear God, please untie the knots that are in my mind, my heart and my life. Remove the have nots, […]

Between Horizons

Between Horizons

The walk to God’s house is the most interesting one we could possibly take. For one thing, it is impossible […]

A Moment of Gratitude

A Moment of Gratitude

There is a right time for everything. How often have we heard that? But despite it being reiterated time and […]

Chain of Love

Chain of Love

Someone once asked Hellen Keller: “How do you account for your remarkable accomplishments in life? How do you explain the […]

The Lone Traveller

The Lone Traveller

For those on the path, aren’t there numerous occasions in our lives when we find ourselves attacked by inexplicably painful […]

Hope for Flowers

Hope for Flowers

Book: Hope for Flowers; Author: Trina Paulus I have often felt that children’s stories or rather stories for children are […]

A Violin with Three Strings

A Violin with Three Strings

On Nov. 18, 1995, Itzhak Perlman, the violinist, came on stage to give a concert at Avery Fisher Hall at […]

The Most Important Prayer

The Most Important Prayer

As the New Year begins, one wonders what all one can ask for from the Divine. Please God, let it […]

Looking the Storm in the Face

Looking the Storm in the Face

In May 1908, Sri Aurobindo was interned, along with thirty-eight revolutionaries, in the famous Alipore bombing case, but was released […]

The Epic Novel

The Epic Novel

Some of the traditional and orthodox purists in India may object vehemently to this perspective and say Mahabharata is something […]

Love Is…

Love Is…

This is what a group of children had to say when asked what they thought was LOVE… “When someone loves […]