Children in an Indonesian village in the district of Lebak having to climb over a collapsed bridge to make their way to school. They say they prefer to take this perilous route because a detour to the next bridge would add half an hour to their journey.
How was your last day of 2013? Did it end with spectacular fireworks display? For some, you are probably still waiting to usher in the new year. I hope you have had or are having a wonderful time with your loved ones on the last day of 2013.
May these quotes about the spirit of Christmas help you find the greatest joy in the simplest things and rejoice in the spirit of giving and forgiving.
Music, it hits directly in the head, goes right into the heart and opening the most tightly closed heart; it speaks the language of the heart when words fail. Hans Christian Andersen said, “Where words fail, music speaks.”
I acknowledge the good that I already have in life and I am grateful for the abundance that life has given me. The below TED’s video has just shown me how I gonna fall in love with my life with gratefulness for the abundance and I hope that it would make you fall in love with your life too.
Couldn’t have said it better than Harper Lee! Who are we to judge another? Like Lee said, ” … until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” And when we do, I believe we wouldn’t be passing any judgement on the person. Something which I read somewhere before, “Walk a mile in my shoes. See what I see. Hear what I hear. Feel what I feel. Then, maybe you’ll understand why I do what I do. Till then, don’t judge me.”
A young student once asked his old teacher, “Teacher, what is the true measure of greatness?” The teacher looked far away into the mountains and gave the following reply: