Virtues that can change our lives

The world seems to be over speeding, no time for contemplation, quiet time & calmness. Practicing, being still is considered foolishness. Many of us don't care about virtues and morals anymore. Many of us have rejected the moral law giver and think we can decide what is right and what is wrong by ourselves. Pleasure and comfort …

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A Thousand splendid suns – A Review

“One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.” - Persian poet Saib-e-Tabrizi, 17th Century The book ‘A Thousand splendid suns’ is another masterpiece of Khaled Hosseini. Some say it is better than ‘The kite Runner’ but I would say both are equally …

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The Kite Runner – A Review

The kite runner by Khaled Hosseini is an amazing book. I just read it recently and thought to post the review. It is written with great passion and simplicity and so profound. The author has portrayed the soul of Afghanistan in the book; Afghanistan in its beauty and in its torment. It is a great …

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Dialogue and its 5 fundamentals for true education and transformation

I am at my home during this holidays and reading Paulo Freire’s “Pedagogy of the Oppressed”. It’s an amazing insightful book, which everyone who works for transformation of the world must read. What I am getting from the book is brilliant and I would also like to share few thoughts from a chapter with you …

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Not Finding God in Expected Places

I am currently reading “ Finding God in unexpected places” by Philip Yancey. Actually this is an achievement as I read  only fiction for various reasons. I was convinced to at least try and finally I gave it a shot. No, I am not hooked or nothing has changed dramatically but it definitely has changed something …

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40 years old Sunshine…..

I love old, second hand books, the smell of them, the crackling of the old paper and deciphering the scribblings of the previous owners and imagining the kind of people they were. Well, I am lucky as I live on a Mennonite campus and we have our mess in an old mission bunglow (People who …

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