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The Egg | Andy Weir

You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, trust me. […]

Change…Starts From Within

When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits, I dreamed of changing the world. As I grew older and wiser, I discovered the world would not change, so I shortened my sights somewhat and decided to change only my country. But, it too, seemed immovable. As I grew into my twilight […]

To Serve

When I help I have a feeling of satisfaction. When I serve I have a feeling of gratitude…We serve life not because it is broken, but because it is holy (Mother Teresa).

Always Be Kind

Always be kind, because everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.

The Power of the Flower

Ah yes, poppies, Beautiful poppies. Soothing to the senses and pleasing to the eyes. An inspiration to lots of artists who have tasted the opium within them that lies. A pain killer to the injured on the battlefields of life. Oh dear poppies how you caress away temporarily the troubles of physical and psychological stress […]

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Zarathustra’s Prologue | Friedrich Nietzsche

1. When Zarathustra was thirty years old, he left his home and the lake of his home and went into the mountains. There he enjoyed his spirit and solitude and for ten years did not weary of it. But at last his heart changed— and rising one morning with the dawn he stepped before the […]

Life is hard for two reasons:

“Because you are leaving your comfort zone, or because you are staying in it.” Change is painful, especially when it comes to changing oneself. That is why most of us don’t change. Or, we will only start to make changes when the pain of not changing becomes greater than the pain of changing, which is […]

Mr. Pilot

A businessman is taking a flight from London to New York. After the plane has taken off, he notices that sitting next to him, there is a little girl. The girl takes out a book and begins to draw. Suddenly, the plane starts to shake, as it goes through some turbulence. The man gets a […]

The Wonder of Love

We talk of falling in love as if it just had to be. As inevitable as a river is a channel for the sea. The love of beauty is a positive emotion, It’s much deeper and more magically mysterious than any ocean. We talk of falling out of love just as quickly as one fell […]

Courage to Create

If you wish to understand the psychological and spiritual temper of any historical period, you can do no better than to look long and searchingly at its art. For in the art the underlying spiritual meaning of the period is expressed directly in symbols.   Rollo May (Illustration by @cdd20)