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  • True importance

    Jean was out walking with his grandfather in Paris. At one point, they saw a shoemaker being insulted by a customer who claimed that there was something wrong with his shoes. The…

  • True happiness

    Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola was once asked by a radio presenter in a telephone interview, “Sir what can you remember that made you the happiest in life?” Femi said, “I have gone…

  • The Law of Wasted Efforts

    Do you know that lions only succeed in a quarter of their hunting attempts — which means they fail in 75% of their attempts and succeeds in only 25% of them. Despite…

  • A saint in the wrong place

    Once upon a time, there was a man who had been the soul of kindness all his life. When he died, everyone assumed that he would go straight to Heaven, for the…

  • The selfish daisy

    “I am a daisy in a field of daisies,” thought the flower. “Amidst others, it is impossible for anyone to notice my beauty.” An angel heard what she was thinking and commented,…

  • Kintsugi – Golden rejoining

    In Japanese, the word Kintsugi means “golden rejoining,” a 15th-century oriental master-craft dedicated to the restoration of fine ceramic pottery. The essence of Kintsugi is the practice of focusing one’s intention on…

  • The three questions

    It once occurred to a certain king that if he always knew the right time to begin everything; if he knew who were the right people to listen to, and whom to…

  • Never fight what isn’t here

    “After the great rains, the lion was faced with crossing the river that had encircled him.  Swimming was not his nature; but it was either cross or die. The lion roared and…