What I Know for Sure

Is there any fact of life that you would have the comfort of knowing as certainly true? I recently read the book called What I Know for Sure by Oprah Winfrey. Naturally, right from the cover of the book, I put the question to myself: if anything, what would I say I did know for …

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The Paths We Choose

The lady sitting in the back of the taxi anxiously and repeatedly tells the taxi driver to hurry. The taxi driver points out that he is unable to progress any faster than he already has, as his way is blocked by long rows of traffic. She looks up and is alarmed to realize that the …

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Are You a Potato, Egg or Coffee?

Once, a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and full of problems. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed as if just when one problem was solved, another one soon followed. Her father, a chef, took her to the kitchen. He filled 3 pots with water …

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Examine Life

The unexamined life is not worth living. – Socrates Relating closely to the essence of the blog, this quote is credited to Socrates who is recognized for contributions to philosophy and posing questions to his students that generated new insights and ideas. In observing general social behaviours, talking to others, and reflecting on my own …

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