Category Archives: Non- Fiction

Life Review: Life In The After-Life

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Life Review

In his book Reality Unveiled, Zaid Masri describes the Life Review process one goes through before being reincarnated. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. ~ Rumi Masri presents evidence to establish that souls do reincarnate. In the fourth chapter, called The Path of the Soul, he writes about the process the soul undergoes before being born again. I quote, In his classic books Journey of… Read more »

Five Drops of Contemplation

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Contemplation

Contemplation is a tool to affect inner re-engineering. At times you want ideas to be simplified, stripped down to their essentials. For the condensed, concentrated drops of thought to fall into the still pool of your consciousness, merge with the fluidity there and subtly and delicately change your inner landscape.  Mull over them, disagree with them, engage them in a debate. Then… Read more »

Questions To Ask Yourself

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Questions

Questions can help you change the direction of your thoughts. In a conversation between two people, the person who asks the questions- and is willing to listen- is the person who controls the conversation. Questions are the negotiator’s most effective tool. To ask the right question and sit back to let the other person talk, is an art all top… Read more »

You Do Not Have a Memory- It Has You!

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Memory

To aid your fickle memory, it is time to get yourself a jotting pad. Your memory is not really a dependable asset. It forgets things which are vitally important and refuses to let go of things you’d rather it did not store for posterity. But no, it WILL do the opposite both times! Touch has a memory. ~ John Keats… Read more »

The Serenity Prayer: Thought for 2018

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Serenity

Summarizing 2017: In 2017, I didn’t choose a word/ phrase/ thought for the year as I had done every year since 2012. There is no reason for not doing it. It just didn’t happen. Strangely enough,  I didn’t stress about it which was very out of character for me. I usually fuss and get displeased with myself if I don’t… Read more »

Tomorrow’s Teachers

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Teachers

Teachers are revered by all communities, nations and civilizations. In India, 5th September is celebrated as Teacher’s Day. The celebration is to honor the birthday of India’s second president Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a teacher par excellence. It is doubtful though, that Dr Radhakrishnan could have imagined what teachers many decades after him would be like, or how the whole play-field would… Read more »

Earth: The Only Home You Have

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It was World Environment Day on 5th June. The day came and went without too much fanfare. Some token tree plantations, lots of photo-ops, the same hackneyed speeches and that was that. You more or less waved the day a desultory adieu, happy to throw the faint tinge of guilt off and pack it up to be donned again next… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #15

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  I affirm that… My attitude grows happier and healthier every single day. If you live consciously, if you try to bring consciousness to every act that you go through, you will be living in a silent, blissful state, in serenity, in joy, in love. Your life will have the flavor of a festival. That is the meaning of heaven:… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #14

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  I affirm that… Money flows freely and abundantly into my life. To trade by means of money is the code of the men of good will. Money rests on the axiom that every man is the owner of his mind and his effort. Money allows no power to prescribe the value of your effort except the voluntary choice of… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #13

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  I affirm that… I have boundless power to create a joyful life. I open every door of opportunity with boisterous self-confidence.   Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated… Read more »