Month: February 2020

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Breaking Habits

Breaking Habits “Our life is the creation of our mind.” Buddha It’s important to look into different ways of doing things, simply because we are unaware of our habits, and we get so used to doing things in the same way.  We become trapped in our patterns, we fail to take the time to step […]

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Being Carefree

Being Carefree There is a beautiful Indian expression “sach to bitho nach”. Which means the soul who has truth, (speaks truth), dances.  Hence, there is a strong correlation between truth and being happy and carefree.  The one who has nothing to hide is free to express any emotion.  The one who has a guilty conscience […]


Our Final Farewell to Dad

Our Final Farewell to Dad Vasrambhai Karsan Ladva – (1932-2024)   The soul of Vasrambhai Karsan Ladva, my father, left his body on 2nd February 2024.  He had just turned 91 years old in December. Anything can become a reason for the soul to fly away.  In Dad’s case, it was a fall and a […]

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You Can Never Really Lose Your Light

You Can Never Really Lose Your Light Our world today needs so much light. In the midst of all the darkness there seems to be in the world, all of us are trying to hold on to the light we have inside. That does not seem a very easy thing to do. If you think […]

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New Beginnings …

New Beginnings … “There is no protection in these walls, only in virtue.” Brahma Baba   The month of January is significant for many people in some way or another. January marks the start of a New Year which stimulates us to begin new things or start over.  This may take the form of a […]


Goodbye 2023 – Hello 2024

Goodbye 2023 – Hello 2024 Hello Folks, Greetings for the season and wishing you all a very Happy and Healthy New Year.  Instead of my usual New Year letter, I decided to do things slightly differently this year.  After many years living in various countries, it is now a year and seven months since I […]

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Bless the World this Christmas and Bless Yourself

Bless the World this Christmas and Bless Yourself   Sprinkle some love, peace and happiness this Christmastide… This is the time of goodwill to increase our compassion and generosity for others, and we should not be too limited in sharing our blessings.  Christmas is the season to open both our heart and our hand, a […]

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Mind Your Mind

Mind Your Mind “Words are things.  You must be careful, careful about a calling people out of their names, using racial, pejoratives and sexual pejoratives and all that ignorance.  Don’t do that.  Someday we’ll be able to measure the power of words.  I think they are things.  They get on the walls.  They get in […]

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Peel Off Those Labels

Peel Off Those Labels Just how many labels do we wear?  No, I am not referring to branded goods!  I am talking about the number of identities we accumulate over time. In fact, each and every relationship we have reflects something about our identity back to us through other people. Each identity is telling us […]

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The Millionaire Mindset

The Millionaire Mindset Contrary to popular opinion, millionaires (these days, only those who have accumulated 25-30 million are considered to be rich) have not inherited their wealth, they are self-made, often come from ordinary families, many dropped out of school, and they work very hard, up to 60 hours a week, even when they have […]

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Happy Diwali: It’s Time to Switch Our Lights Back On

Happy Diwali: It’s Time to Switch Our Lights Back On Diwali is known as the festival of lights.  This is the time to ignite a light in every home; to share sweets; to meet family and friends; for dancing and firecrackers; and newness and spring cleaning.  Yet it is not just a time to light […]

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Lies and Deception

Lies and Deception “Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!” Sir Walter Scott We have all told a white lie at some time, and at other times it may have been a blatant porky!  Why do we do it?  Is lying a reflex?  Is lying a form of protection?  […]