Category Archives: Personal

Personal opinions. Likes and Dislikes. Viewpoints.

No matter how bad things are for you, count your blessings

Here are some news that got me thinking and empathising. 1) There’s an Indian PR (Avijit Das Patnaik) who had posted an image of a Singapore flag that was torn, revealing an Indian flag behind it. He shared this on … Continue reading

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When love and need are one…

There is a poem/quote I like – I think it is from Robert Frost: Only when love and need are one And work is play for mortal stakes Is the deed ever really done For Heaven’s and the Future’s sake … Continue reading

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Who I am – life lessons

“It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention.” … Continue reading

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A Question for the Pope

You may have seen this video. It was on my Facebook feed. I can’t remember which of my friends shared it. A young boy has a question for the Pope: “Is my father in heaven? He died an atheist. He … Continue reading

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Need help with your New Year Resolution?

[This is a re-hash from a FaceBook post in 2017] I want to help you with your New Year’s Resolution. If your New Year’s Resolution is to go to the gym more often.

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What is the New Year? (From 2014)

This is from a Facebook post in 2014 (edited): What is the New Year? For some it is the mixture of guilt and hope. Guilt over the opportunities in the old year wasted, or ignored, or from being too timid … Continue reading

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Happy New Year? Why? Were you unhappy last year?

If you have three wishes, what would you wish for? In the video above, the speaker gets to meet a holy man (self-proclaimed), who claims to be able to perform miracles, and visitors who go to see him, gets to … Continue reading

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