Tag: Qualities

Commitment

Download article as PDF “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves […]

Going beyond tolerance

Download article as PDF In BG 2.14, Krishna gives a nice formula for tolerance: The periodic appearance and disappearance of happiness and distress are like appearance and disappearance of winter and summer seasons. Therefore, one should learn to tolerate them. Tolerating an event becomes much easier when we know the […]

Why me?

Download article as PDF Arthur Ashe, the legendary Wimbledon player was dying of AIDS. From world  over, he received letters from his fans, one of which conveyed : “Why does GOD have to select you for such a bad disease?” To this, Arthur Ashe replied: In the world, over 50 […]

Lessons from a butterfly

Download article as PDF A man found a butterfly cocoon and decided to save it. One day a small opening appeared, and the man sat and watched for several hours as the butterfly struggled to force its body through the little hole. At one point the butterfly seemed to stop […]

Do it anyway

Download article as PDF People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered.  Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives.  Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and […]