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Unchain the Elephant #WednesdayWisdom #AtoZChallenge

Unchain the elephant

You’ve probably lost count of the number of times you’ve read the story of the chained elephant, right? Okay one more time. Humor me. The elephant. Wild, free to explore, to discover and enjoy the beauty of its natural habitat. Yet, this massive powerful creature succumbs to a life tethered to a chain. Docile. Accepting. Settling. When elephants are born into captivity, the owner ties the animal to a tree or post with a thick chain. The idea is to…

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Vidya Sury Colgate Magical Stories Buried Treasure (4)
Parenting

Buried Treasure

The power of play is a child’s basic right. I am a firm believer of more outdoors, interaction with people and doing things than spending time looking at a screen or fiddling with a device. Isn’t it great for children to play…

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Reflections

What Made You Smile Recently?

What made you smile this week? That question is powerful, you know. I always find that even if I’ve had a so-so week, it makes me think of all the good parts – the happiness hotspots. I’ve been struggling…

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Reflections

No Entry For Obstacles

And that’s what the deity Ganesha is all about.  He is the remover of obstacles, which is why all prayer beings with an invocation to him. Yesterday we celebrated “Ganesh Chaturthi” where we wished the Lord Ganesha a very…

Life of Buddha in pictures #story #buddha
Travel

The Life of Buddha – Story In Pictures

I love my country. I enjoy travel. I dream of visiting all the places I read about. There’s something about seeing new places and people that opens up a new perspective in our minds. The differences, the sameness, the…