Stories are great to connecting dots. As Steve Jobs puts it, we can’t connect the dots looking forward; we can only connect them looking backwards. Connecting the dots in this context actually means understanding the relationship between the different ideas one has been exposed to or the experiences one has been through. In a simple terms, something needs to be connected to something else. Therefore, it’s apparently not possible to connect oneself to his/herself. Continue reading “Moral Story: Anchor of Life at a Glance”
In life, we all like surprising moments. Be it a vacation to a new place, career advancement or promotion, gifts from loved ones etc. The effects of such moments make us sometimes to wonder why we deserve them or what did we do? Well, that is part of the essence of life. If you do good, you do it for yourself. As it is written in Proverbs 11:17, “the merciful man does good for his own soul, but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh”.
Living by faith is really important for humanity, a foundation for the actions we take in life. Hebrews 11 gives an account of great people of God in the old testament, even including ordinary people, that through their faith, they and their future generations received a great reward from God Almighty. This chapter is indeed a lengthy one concerning the merits of living by faith. There are 40 verses, and 37 of them offer examples from the creation Continue reading “Life Note: Living By Faith”
One of the greatest message in the Holy Bible says we don’t owe anything towards anyone, but to love one another. In 1 Corinthians 13, we are taught the most excellent way of LOVE. Some believe love is complicated, although beautiful. In my opinion, the beauty of anything to the beholder is perhaps not that complicated. Therefore I think the word, complicated, is sometimes misinterpreted and classified in that context as something dubious, unpleasant or unstable instead of something which is difficult to analyse or understand. Continue reading “Life Note: The Way of Love”
As we say you never step in the same river twice, so does every destination apparently not travelled using the same route. Sometimes, it is tempting to take the shortcut, but do you really learn or experience new things along the way? I guess NO!, and even if you do, it may not be that great compared to someone who diligently did the opposite. As such, whenever you are faced with another challenge in the future, how will you cope with unfamiliar or similar circumstances? After all, we learn from the past to correct the future. Continue reading “Life Note: Perseverance”