Saturday, August 20, 2005


A group of working adults got together to visit their University lecturer. The lecturer was happy to see them. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life.

The Lecturer just smiled and went to the kitchen to get an assortment of cups - some porcelain, some in plastic, some in glass, some plain looking and some looked rather expensive and exquisite.

The Lecturer offered his former students the cups to get drinks for themselves.

When all the students had a cup in hand with water, the Lecturer spoke:

"If you noticed, all the nice looking, expensive cups were taken up,leaving behind the plain and cheap ones. While it is normal that you only want the best for yourselves, that is the source of your problems and stress. What all you wanted was water, not the cup, but we unconsciously went for the better cups."

"Just like in life, if Life is Water, then the jobs, money and position in society are the cups. They are just tools to hold/maintain Life, but the quality of Life doesn't change."

"If we only concentrate on the cup, we won't have time to enjoy/taste the water in it."

"Faith gives us a new vision of the world. Without it we see only the darker side of life. We are still slaves. It is faith which liberates us and makes us see the Spirit of power and love at work in our lives."

Thursday, August 18, 2005

focused, when will i or what will make me

I get so many ideas..ideas to change things…ideas to create new things…when ever I am ready with my idea..there would have been number of hours spent on it analyzing it..only then I tell someone or start doing it..but my problem is I start and stop it…infact never stop it but slow down..slow down so much that it takes lot of time to see the final product…I know that it is a mistake..i know that I should start and complete one thing at one time…but I am not sure I am not doing..not sure what is my problem..not sure how to stop this and control myself and be focused…huh, this is becoming sick…I need to change myself…are there any books which will change me or make me stable…or do I have to visit a psychiatrist…looks like I need some type of…what?