An Elderly Carpenter Was Ready to Retire

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer- contractor of his plans to leave the house-building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see his good worker go and asked if he could build just one more house as a personal favor. The carpenter said yes, but in time it was easy to see that his heart was not in his work. He resorted to shoddy workmanship and used inferior materials. It was an unfortunate way to end a dedicated career. When the carpenter finished his work the employer came to inspect the house.

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An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer- contractor of

his plans to leave the house-building business and live a more leisurely life

with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he

needed to retire. They could get by.

The contractor was sorry to see his good worker go and asked if he could build

just one more house as a personal favor. The carpenter said yes, but in time it

was easy to see that his heart was not in his work. He resorted to shoddy

workmanship and used inferior materials. It was an unfortunate way to end a

dedicated career.

When the carpenter finished his work the employer came to inspect the house.

He handed the front-door key to the carpenter.

This is your house, he said, my gift to you.

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The carpenter was shocked! What a shame!

If he had only known he was building his own,

he would have done it all so differently.

We do the most of the things having such thoughts in our mind. But we only

realize when it comes back to us.

So it is with us. We build our lives, a day at a time, often putting less than

our best into the building. Then with a shock we realize we have to live in the

house that we have built. If we could do it over, we'd do it much differently.

But we cannot go back.

You are the carpenter. Each day you hammer a nail, place a board,

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or erect a wall. Life is a do-it-yourself project, someone has said.

Your attitudes and the choices you make today, build the house you

live in tomorrow. Build wisely!

What we do is what we get and what we have is what we did

Zindagi hai choti, har pal mein khush raho...

Office me khush raho, ghar mein khush raho...

Aaj paneer nahi hai, dal mein hi khush raho...

Aaj gym jane ka samay nahi, do kadam chal ke hi khush raho...

Aaj Dosto ka sath nahi, TV dekh ke hi khush raho...

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Ghar ja nahi sakte to phone kar ke hi khush raho...

Aaj koi naraaz hai, uske iss andaz mein bhi khush raho...

Jise dekh nahi sakte uski awaz mein hi khush raho...

Jise paa nahi sakte uski yaad mein hi khush raho

Laptop na mila to kya, Desktop mein hi khush raho...

Bita hua kal ja chuka hai, usse meethi yaadein hai, unme hi khush


aane wale pal ka pata nahi... sapno mein hi khush raho...

Haste haste ye pal bitaenge, aaj mein hi khush raho

Zindagi hai choti, har pal mein khush raho

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devil's most 'used' instrument

It was advertised that the devil was going to put his tools up for sale. On the date of the sale, the tools were placed for public inspection; each tool being marked with its sale price.

They were a treacherous lot of implements.. . Hatred, Envy, Jealousy, Deceit, Lying, Pride, and so on.

Laid apart from the rest was a harmless looking tool, that appeared to have been heavily used, and was priced very high.

"What is the name of this tool?" asked one of the purchasers, pointing to it. "That is Discouragement, " replied the devil.

"Why have you priced it so high?"

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"Because it is more useful to me than all the others. I can pry open and get inside people's hearts with that when I cannot get near them with my other tools. Once I get inside, I can make them do what I choose. It is badly worn because I use it on almost everyone, since very few people know that it belongs to me."

Never get discouraged! Keep your head up keep the faith!

A smile is a curve that can.Straighten out a lot of things.

?life is short! if you dont look around once in a while you might miss it

?Those who are afraid to fall, will never fly

?Love ur enemys... It really ticks them off

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?If you don't Stand for Something.You will Fall for Everything

?da poorest man on earth is not da 1 without money, but is da 1 without a dream

?To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the


?It's better to be hated for who you are than loved for what your not

?Be yourself, there are enough other people

?dont frown,you never know whos falling in love with ur smile

?if u can stay calm while every1 else is goin mad ... u probably havnt completely understood the situation!

?FRIENDS are like stars…you do not ALWAYS SEE them but you know they are always there!..

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?A Person Who Asks A Question Is A Fool For Five Minutes. A Person Who Doesn't Is A Fool Forever

?Dont b afraid 2 expose yourself.Reach out and tell sum1 wot they mean 2 u coz when u decide its the right time it might b 2 late!

?Sumtimes its harder 2 say no wen u really mean yes.Its hard 2 close ur eyes wen u really want 2 see.But the hardest thing 2 do is to let go wen u want to stay

?What do you do when the only person who can stop you crying, is the person who makes you cry in the first place?

?You might regret what you do- but you'll you regret what you don't do SO much more

?2 let go doesnt mean 2 stop carin.2 let go is to learn theres sumthin beyond.2 let go means acceptin reality.2 let go is lovin more coz u only want the best.

?If you are the flame you can't be burned

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?Yesterday is history tomorrow is a is a gift that is why we call it the present!

?Intelligence is like a river. The deeper it is the less noise it makes

?The virtue of love isnt finding the perfect person, but by loving the imperfect person perfectly.

?If love isnt a game then why are there so many players?

?u luv coz u weep.u weep coz u hurt.u hurt coz u fail.u fail coz u try.u try coz u need.u need coz u want.u want coz u feel.u feel coz u live.u live coz u luv

?have u eva notcied a heart is two upside down teardrops

?they say true love is just round the corner i must be walking in circles

?Luv is like a glass. If u break it, it’s hard to fix, And even if you manage that , it’ll never be the same.

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?People say dat wen luv comes knocking on ur door let it in.But sumtimes luv comes through a backdoor & by the time u notice its on its way out.

?God gave u 2 legs to walk.2 hands to hold.2 ears to hear.2 eyes to see.But why did he giv u only 1 Heart? Probably because He wants you to look for the other

?Some thoughts are better kept unsaid.some feelings are better kept to urself.because love has its way of expressing itself despite the silence.

?True love doesnt have a happy ending.True love doesnt have an ending!

?Love is like a rose it blossoms then dies.

?Dont find love.let love find you.That's why it's called falling in love coz you dont force yourself to fall- you just do!

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?If you want me to fall for you- you have to give me something worth tripping over.

?love is not how u 4get but how u forgive.not how u listen but how u understand.not what u see but what u feel & not how u let go but how u hold on.

?Love is like quicksand the deeper you fall in the harder it is to get out

?It hurts 2 luv sum1 who doesnt giv u d time of day.but it hurts more wen u realize dat sum1 u dont giv d time of day luved u & gave it up coz u luved another

?Looks may capture the eyes but it's the personality that captures the heart

?love can sometimes be magic- but magic can sometimes be an ILLUSION!

?*In Reality*…. The Player Isn't Actually Playing The Other Person...He's Playing Himself...

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?You can close your eyes to things you dont want to see.but u cant close your heart to things you dont want to feel.

?the hardest thing to do is to watch the one you love. love somebofy else

?People Fall in love not knowin y nor how.Its so special a feelin dat it doesnt require much answers.U just love no matter how stupid u become.

?Children playin outside cars can cause accidents.but adults playin inside cars can cause children by accident!

?Boys should tell their trousers that it ‘s rude to point

?be careful when a guy tells u that he loves u from the bottom of his heart.for this may mean that there is still enough space for another girl on top

?Be friendly to your children as they are the ones that decide where you live when your are old.

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?When you finally find the perfect guy you think to yourself why isn't he taken?

?boys r like mascara, dey run on da first sign of emotion

?while w8ing 4 d right person 2 come- play & hav fun with d wrong 1.but b careful with who u play with bcoz dat person mite b d right 1 all along

?If you fool me once shame on you.If you fool me twice shame on me.

?Guys are like roses- watch out for the pricks

Promise Yourself-


To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.

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To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.


To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.


To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.


To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.

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To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own .


To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.


To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.


To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.


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To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.


Thought 3 #

A Man was walking down a street when he heard a voice from behind, "If you

take one more step, a brick will fall down on your head and kill you." The

man stopped and a big brick fell right in front of him. The man was


He went on, and after a while he was going to cross the road. Once again

the voice shouted, "Stop! Stand still! If you take one more step a car will

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run over you, and you will die." The man did as he was instructed, just as

a car came careening around the corner, barely missing him.

The man asked. "Who are you?" I am your guardian angel," the voice

answered. "Oh, yeah?" the man asked "And where the hell were you when I got


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This is the best!!! Thought 4 #

Everyone in the wedding ceremony was watching the radiant bride as her

father escorted her down the aisle to give away to the groom. They reached

the altar and the waiting groom; the bride kissed her father and placed

some thing in his hand.

Everyone in the room was wondering what was given to the father by the

bride. The father could feel the suspense in the air and all eyes were on

him to divulge the secret and say something.

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So he announced "Ladies and Gentlemen today is the luckiest day of my


Then he raised his hands with what his daughter gave him and continued, "My

daughter finally returned my credit card to me. "The whole Audience

including priest started laughing :


Har khushi Hai Logon Ke Daman Mein,

Par Ek Hansi Ke Liye Waqt Nahi.

Din Raat Daudti Duniya Mein,

Zindagi Ke Liye Hi Waqt Nahi.

Maa Ki Loree Ka Ehsaas To Hai,

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Par Maa Ko Maa Kehne Ka Waqt Nahi.

Saare Rishton Ko To Hum Maar Chuke,

Ab Unhe Dafnane Ka Bhi Waqt Nahi.

Saare Naam Mobile Mein Hain,

Par Dosti Ke Lye Waqt Nahi.

Gairon Ki Kya Baat Karen,

Jab Apno Ke Liye Hi Waqt Nahi.

Aankhon Me Hai Neend Badee,

Par Sone Ka Waqt Nahi.

Dil Hai Ghamon Se Bhara Hua,

Par Rone Ka Bhi Waqt Nahi.

Paison ki Daud Me Aise Daude,

Ki Thakne ka Bhi Waqt Nahi.

Paraye Ehsason Ki Kya Kadr Karein,

Jab Apane Sapno Ke Liye Hi Waqt Nahi.

Tu Hi Bata E Zindagi,

Iss Zindagi Ka Kya Hoga,

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Ki Har Pal Marne Walon Ko,

Jeene Ke Liye Bhi Waqt Nahi.......

A voyaging ship was wrecked during a storm at sea and only two of the men on it were able to swim to a small, desert like island. The two survivors, not knowing what else to do, agree that they had no other recourse but to pray to God. However, to find out whose prayer was more powerful, they agreed to divide the territory between them and stay on opposite sides of the island.

The first thing they prayed for was food. The next morning, the first man saw a fruit-bearing tree on his side of the land, and he was able to eat its fruit. The other man's parcel of land remained barren.

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After a week, the first man was lonely and he decided to pray for a wife. The next day, another ship was wrecked, and the only survivor was a woman who swam to his side of the land. On the other side of the island, there was nothing.

Soon the first man prayed for a house, clothes, more food. The next day, like magic, all of these were given to him. However, the second man still had nothing.

Finally, the first man prayed for a ship, so that he and his wife Could leave the island. In the morning, he found a ship docked at his side of the island.

The first man boarded the ship with his wife and decided to leave the second man on the island. He considered the other man unworthy to receive God's blessings, since none of his prayers had been answered.

As the ship was about to leave, the first man heard a voice from heaven booming, "Why are you leaving your companion on the island?"

"My blessings are mine alone, since I was the one who prayed for them," the first man answered. "His prayers were all unanswered and so he does not deserve anything."

"You are mistaken!" the voice rebuked him! "He had only one prayer, which I answered. If not for that, you would not have received any of my blessings."

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"Tell me," the first man asked the voice, "what did he pray for that I should owe him anything?"

"He prayed that all your prayers be answered."

For all we know, our blessings are not the fruits of our prayers alone, but those of another praying for us.

This is too good not to share. With obedience come blessings. My prayer for you today is that all your prayers are answered. Be blessed.

What you do for others is more important than what you do for yourself.

This was shared with me by a dear friend; I hope you will share with your friends too.

The four blessed looks: *

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Look back and thank God.

Look forward and trust God.

Look around and serve God.

Look within and find God!"

"I asked God, 'How do I get the best out of life?'

God said, 'Face your past without regrets. Handle your present with

confidence. And prepare for the future without fear!'"

"Without God, our week is: Mournday, Tearsday, Wasteday, Thirstday,

Fightday, Shatterday and Sinday. So, allow Him to be with you every day!"

Life is short, so forgive quickly. Believe slowly. Love truly.

Laugh uncontrollably. Never regret anything that makes you happy.


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The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and

write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

"Intelligence is like an underwear. It is important that you have it, but

not necessary that you show it........"

Dear Lord, I thank you for this day.

I thank You for my being able to see and to hear this morning. I'm blessed because You are a forgiving God and an understanding God. You have done so much for me and You keep on blessing me. Forgive me this day for everything I have done, said or thought that was not pleasing to you. I ask now for Your forgiveness.

Please keep me safe from all danger and harm. Help me to start this day with a new attitude and plenty of gratitude.

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Let me make the best of each and every day to clear my mind so tha t I can hear from You.

Please broaden my mind that I can accept all things.

Let me not whine and whimper over things I have no control over. Let me continue to see sin through God's eyes and acknowledge it as evil. And when I sin, let me repent, and confess with my mouth my wrongdoing, and receive the forgiveness of God.

And when this world closes in on me, let me remember your example -- to slip away and find a quiet place to pray. It's the best response when I'm pushed beyond my limits. I know that when I can't pray, You listen to my heart. Continue to use me to do Your will.

Continue to bless me that I may be a blessing to others. Keep me strong that I may help the weak. Keep me uplifted that I may have words of encouragement for others. I pray for those who are lost and can't find their way. I pray for those who are misjudged and misunderstood. I pray for those who don't know You intimately. I pray for those who will delete this without sharing it w ith others. I pray for those who don't believe. But I thank you that I believe.

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I believe that God changes people and God changes things. I pray for all my sisters and brothers. For each and every family member in their households. I pray for peace, love and joy in their homes that they are out of debt and all their needs are met.

I pray that every eye that reads this knows there is no problem, circumstance, or situation greater than God. Every battle is in Your hands for You to fight. I pray that these words be received into the hearts of every eye that sees them and every mouth that confesses them willingly..

This is my prayer.

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Five things that happy people follow*




*Whether you belong to an organized religion, or simply believe in the power

of prayer or positive energy, several studies have suggested that having a

spiritual belief system of some sort tends to go along with a longer life

and fewer incidences of depression.*


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*Plenty of Affectionate Give and Take*


*This can be measured in many ways, including everything from the number of

hugs we give and receive to the giving of praise or help to others, from

friendly interactions with the check-out clerk to a loving exchange with a

friend on the phone.*


*Staying Happily Busy*


*People who are engaged in many pleasant hobbies and interests have less

time to brood or be unhappy. Note, however, that "happily busy" is not the

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same as "stressed busy" or "way too busy."*


*Making the Best of It*


*Life is not always the proverbial bed of roses. So when it hands you a

lemon, do you get sour or do you make lemonade? Trying to maintain a

positive attitude in the face of adversity is a great indicator of

happiness. When we ask "What am I meant to learn from this?" Rather than

"Why me?" we're halfway there.*


*A Sense of Purpose*

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*When we believe we are here for a reason that our lives have*

*Purpose and meaning, we are more apt to be happy. It is a hallmark of real

joy to know what your passions are, and to pursue them.*

We may not always realize

that every thing we do,

affects not only our lives,

but touches others, too.

For a little bit of thoughtfulness

that shows someone you care,

creates a ray of sunshine

for both of you to share.

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Yes, every time you offer

someone a helping hand,

you show a friend,

you care and understand.

Every time you have

a kind and gentle word to give,

you help someone find beauty

in this precious life we live.

For happiness brings happiness

and loving ways bring love,

and giving is the treasure

that contentment is made of.

Thank you!

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Joy Where There is Nothing When you can find joy where there is nothing,

You can find joy in anything.

Place no conditions on happiness,

And it is always yours.

Embrace the uncertainty of the future,

For within that uncertainty is limitless,

Fertile ground for creating beauty, joy and fulfillment.

When you no longer need security, you will indeed have it.

Accept that you do not know,

And there is no limit to what you can learn.

Let go of the need to possess,

And there is no end to what you can have.

There is a universe filled with beauty

In each tiny grain of sand.

There is a lifetime of experience

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In every small moment of the day.

Be true to your purpose and fulfillment will find you.

With what you have to give,

You can reach all you could ever imagine to seek.

See the joy where there is nothing,

And everywhere else as well.

Live the beauty that is now,

And truly know the abundant richness that is life.


2nd August 2007

During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants!

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Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cant find any food!

Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old!

In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces!

There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones!

About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30!

More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones!

A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.!

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Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!

In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons!

Slugs have 4 noses!

Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours!

Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet!

Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue!

The greatest pain in life is not to die, but to be ignored.

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To lose the person you love so much to another who doesn't care at all.

To have someone you care so about so much throw a party...

and not tell you about it.

When your favorite person on earth neglects to invite you to his graduation.

To have people think that you don't care.

The greatest pain in life, is not to die, but to be forgotten.

To be left in the dust after another's great achievement.

To never get a call from a friend, just saying "hi".

When you show someone your innermost thoughts and they laugh in your face.

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For friends to always be too busy to console you when you need someone to lift your spirits.

When it seems like the only person who cares about you, is you.

Life is full of pain, but does it ever get better?

Will people ever care about each other, and make time for those who are in need?

Each of us has a part to play in this great show we call life.

Each of us has a duty to mankind to tell our friends we love them.

If you do not care about your friends you will not be punished.

You will simply be ignored...


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as you have done to others.

Last edited by SUNSHINE9430 : 4th August 2007 at 01:37 AM.

My mother used to ask me: "What is the most important part of the body?"

Through the years I would take a guess at what I thought was the correct answer. When I was younger, I thought sound was very important to us as humans, so I said, "My ears, Mommy."

Mother said, "No Many people are deaf. But you keep thinking about it and I will ask you again soon."

Several years passed before she asked me again. Since making my first attempt, I had contemplated the correct answer. So this time I told her, "Mommy, sight is very important to everybody, so it must be our eyes."

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Mother looked at me and told me, "You are learning fast, but the answer is not correct because there are many people who are blind."

Stumped again, I continued my quest for knowledge. Over the years, Mother asked me a couple more times and always her answer was, "No, but you are getting smarter every year, my child."

Then last year, my grandpa died. Everybody was hurt. Everybody was crying. Even my father cried. I remember that especially because it was only the second time I saw him cry. My Mom looked at me when it was our turn to say our final good-bye to Grandpa.

Mother asked me, "Do you know the most important body part yet, my dear?"

I was shocked when she asked me this now. I always thought this was a game between her and me. Mother saw the confusion on my face and told me, "This question is very important. It shows that you have really lived in your life. For every body part you gave me in the past, I have told you was wrong and I have given you an example why. But today is the day you need to learn this important lesson."

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Mother looked down at me as only a mother can. I saw her eyes well up with tears. Mother said, "My dear, the most important body part is your shoulder."

I asked, "Is it because it holds up my head?"

Mother replied, "No, it is because it can hold the head of a friend or a loved one when they cry. Everybody needs a shoulder to cry on sometime in life, my dear. I only hope that you have enough love and friends that you will always have a shoulder to cry on when you need it."

Then and there I knew the most important body part is not a selfish one. It is sympathetic to the pain of others. People will forget what you said... People will forget what you did.... But people will NEVER forget how you made them feel.

True or not, the story makes you stop and think. Be blessed. Be a blessing. Get your shoulder ready.

A story about a small candle carried by a man who was climbing the stairs of a lighthouse.In their way up to the top, the candle asked the man, "Where are we going?"

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"We"re going to the top of this lighthouse and give signals to the big ships on the ocean," the man answered.

"What? How could it be possible for me with my small light to give signals to those big ships?"

"They will never be able to see my light", replied the candle weakly.

"That"s your part. If your light is small, let it be. All you have to do is keep burning and leave the rest to me", said the man.

A little later, they arrived at the top of the lighthouse where there was a big lamp with a loop behind it. Then the man lit the lamp with the light of the candle and instantly, the place shone so brightly that the ships on the ocean could see its light.

With our being and our limitations, we"re hardly able to do any meaningful things. Yet, one thing we should bear in mind is that our life is like a small candle in God"s powerful hand. All our abilities and expertise will remain as a small light if we don"t put our life in God"s hand. On the contrary, even if our light is so small or dim, if we

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entrust all our life to God, he is able to make our small light into a big one that brings blessings to many people.

Do not look at your inability, limitations, and weaknesses. God entrust you with something. Have faith that you are in His mighty hand that He will use you according to His will. When we put all our trust in Him, we will see how He uses our lives, including our limitations, to be blessings to others.

The story is told of a king who owned a valuable diamond, one of therarest and most perfect in the world.

One day the diamond fell and adeep scratch marred its face. The king summoned the best diamond experts in the land to correct the blemish, but they all agreed they could not remove the scratch without cutting away a good part

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of the surface, thusreducing the weight and value of the diamond.

Finally one expert appeared and assured him that he could fix the diamond without reducing its value. His confidence was convincing and the king gave the diamond to the man. In a few days, the artisanreturned the diamond to the king, who was amazed to find that the uglyscratch was gone, and in its place a beautiful rose was etched. The former scratch had become the stem of an exquisite flower!

God can turn the "scratches" on our souls into something beautiful.

Some of the Inspiring Quotes which tell not to give up in life so you can learn something from these Quotes

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1) Never expect things to happen..

struggle and make them happen.

never expect yourself to be given a good valuecreate a value of your own

2) If a drop of water falls in lake there is no identity.But if it falls on a leaf of lotus it shine like a choose the best place where you would shine..

3) Falling down is not defeat...defeat is when your refuse to get up...

4) Ship is always safe at shore... but is is not built for it

5) When your successful your well wishers know who you are when you are unsuccessful you know who your well wishers are

6) It is great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him/her

7) "To the world you might be one person,

but to one person you just might be the world

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8) "Even the word 'IMPOSSIBLE' says 'I M POSSIBLE' "

9) Effort is important, but knowing where to make an effort in your life makes all the difference.

May ALLAH / God Bless You All,

Never take some one for granted,Hold every person Close to your Heart because you might wake up one day and realise that you have lost a diamond while you were too busy collecting stones." Remember this always in life.

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Sand and Stone

A story tells that two friends were walking through

the desert. During some point of the journey, they

had an argument, and one friend slapped the other

one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt,

but without saying anything, he wrote in the sand:

Today my best friend slapped me in the face.

They kept on walking, until they found an oasis,

where they decided to take a bath. The one who had

been slapped got stuck in the mire and started

drowning, but his friend saved him. After he

recovered from the near drowning, he wrote on a stone:

Today my best friend saved my life.

The friend, who had slapped and saved his best

friend, asked him, "After I hurt you, you wrote in

the sand, and now, you write on a stone, why?"

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The other friend replied: "When someone hurts us,

we should write it down in sand, where the winds of

forgiveness can erase it away, but when someone

does something good for us, we must engrave it in

stone where no wind can ever erase it.

Learn to write your hurts in the sand and to carve

your blessings in stone.

Be Blessed.


10th August 2007

How smart is Your Right Foot ?

Just try this. It is from an orthopedic surgeon............

This will boggle your mind and you will keep trying over and over again to

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see if you can outsmart your foot, but, you can't. It's preprogrammed in

your brain!

1. WITHOUT anyone watching you (they will think you are GOOFY......) and

while sitting where you are at your desk in front of your computer, lift

your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles.

2. Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your right


Your foot will change direction. (If it doesn't you have a neurological


I told you so!!! And there's nothing you can do about it!

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You and I both know how stupid it is, but before the day is done you are

going to try it again, if you've not already done so.

A smile is the light i your window that tells other taht there is a

caring,sharing person inside.

: A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

: A good neighbor is a fellow who smile at you over the back fence,but

doesn't climb over.

: If you see a friend with out a smile,give him once of yours.

: Too often we understand the 'POWER' of a smile,which have the

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potential to turn a life around.

: Smile are the langauge of 'LOVE'.

: The real smile in the trouble gather strength from distres,and

groves brave by reflection.

: A smile is a inexpansive way to change your 'LOOKS'.

: All people smile in the same Langauge.


Principles of life

* Winning isn't everything. But wanting to win is.

* You would achieve more, if you don't mind who gets the credit.

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* When everything else is lost, the future stillremains.

* Don't fight too much. Or the enemy would know your art of war.

* The only job you start at the top is when you dig a grave.

* If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for everything.

* If you do little things well, you'll do big ones better.

* Only thing that comes to you without effort is old age.

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* You won't get a second chance to make the first impression.

* Only those who do nothing do not make mistakes.

* Never take a problem to your boss unless you have a solution.

* If you are not failing you're not taking enough risks.

* Don't try to get rid of bad temper by losing it.

* If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.

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* Those who don't make mistakes usually don't make anything

* There are two kinds of failures. Those who think and never do, and those who do and never think.

* Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.

* All progress has resulted from unpopular decisions.

* Change your thoughts and you change your world.

* Understanding proves intelligence, not the speed of the learning.

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* There are two kinds of fools in this world. Those who give advise and those who don't take it.

* The best way to kill an idea is to take it to a meeting.

* Management is doing things right. Leadership is doing the right things.

* Friendship founded on business is always better than business founded on friendship.


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girls are superior

If a girl laughs, she is jolly

If a boy laughs, he is mannerless

If A girl talks too much, she is witty

If a boy talks too much, he is chatterbox

If girls move together, they form a company

If boys move together, they form a gang

If a girl cries, she is sad

If a boy cries, he is sentimental

If a girl is silent, she is thinking

If a boy is silent, he is DUMB

If A girl smiles seeing a guy, she is friendly

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If a boy smiles seeing a gal, he is flirting

If A girl shares, she is generous

If a boy shares, he might have motives

If A girl uses slang, she is cool

If a boy uses slang, he is showy

If a girl shouts, she is loud

If a boy shouts, he is short-tempered

If a girl plays, she is having fun

If a boy plays, he is wasting time

If a girl acts like a boy, she is a tomboy

If a boy acts like a girl, he is ...........?

If a girl fights, she is fearless

If a boy fights, he is creating scene

If a girl is shy, she is mannered

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If a boy is shy, he is not a boy

Surely girls are SUPERIOR.......


To realize the value

To realize the value of a sister

Ask someone who doesn't have one.

To realize the value of ten years

Ask a newly divorced couple.

To realize the value of four years

Ask a graduate.

To realize the value of one year

Ask a student who has failed in final exam.

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To realize the value of nine months

Ask a mother who gave birth to a baby.

To realize the value of one month

Ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby.

To realize the value of one week

Ask an editor of a weekly newspaper.

To realize the value of one hour

Ask the lovers who are waiting to Meet.

To realize the value of one minute

Ask a person who has missed the train, bus or plane.

To realize the value of one-second

Ask a person who has survived an accident.

To realize the value of one millisecond

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Ask the person who has won a silver medal in the Olympics

To realize the value of a friend, Lose one.

Time waits for no one. Treasure every moment you have.

You will treasure it even more when you can share it with someone




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There are some landmarks in one’s life that are of utmost importance - the first day of school, turning ten years old (imagine being a whole decade old!), graduating from school, and finally, turning eighteen. The words eighteenth birthday have some sort of magical effect on most teenagers. It means the transition from the wonder years of teenhood, to the exciting years of adulthood. What’s so special about eighteen, you ask. It’s just another birthday, after all. Well, let me tell you some of the things eighteen stands for : It stands for being able to drive. It means not having to ask everyday, "What time can you pick me up?"; it means not being at the receiving end of the whims and vagaries of the sullen autodrivers, who know where they want to go, and get quite upset when you want to go in the other direction; it means not standing on one foot, and looking desperately for light and air in a bus that contains just about as many people as Australia does! No, it means freedom. Eighteen means being old enough to drive, and finally being in control. It stands for becoming a person - someone of importance, and no longer ‘just a kid’. Being eighteen means being able to vote. Of course, now the question arises - do we really want to vote? Voting means being, to some extent, responsible for whoever is up there in Delhi, creating chaos. Up until now, we could look upon the shenanigans at the Centre and States with a smug smile and say, "We didn’t vote for them. We’re not responsible for what you unthinking adults do!" Eighteen means being given your own set of keys to the front door of the house. This means that you are now officially an

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adult, able to come and go as you please. Of course, that still doesn’t mean your parents won’t wait up for you and chew you out for coming home late, but then, becoming an adult has nothing to do with being scolded by your parents. You could be seventy going on seventy - one, with dentures in your mouth, and a misplaced pair of bifocals somewhere, and your parents would still be telling you off for going out without a sweater, or skipping lunch! But if eighteen means parties and celebrations, drivers’ licenses, and the right to swagger into the local pub, it also means responsibility and adulthood. It means being in charge, and in control, but sometimes it seems so much easier to let someone else, like your parents, do all the leading. Sometimes it’s so much easier to let someone else make all the decisions , and take all the accountability for them. It means that from now onwards, you’re going to be treated equally with everyone else - there are going to be no more special considerations, as in the case of a child. Turning eighteen has a very special significance in everyone’s life. It’s interesting, it’s eventful, it’s exciting, and it’s more than a little intimidating.

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Never Take Love for Granted

Never take for granted love that you share,

never forget to tell the other how much you care

When hearts are tightly connected lovingly as one

protect them with all your might, have laughter and fun

Love is a miracle not easily found, treasure it always

it is the most important thing that enters your days

You can feel their love covering you

like a blanket of togetherness and passion

Their presence is always with you

like a dressing of highest fashion

Their voice speaks words you love to hear

reassuring you of the feelings you share

There has never been another in your life

who can brighten your day with such flair

Into each life some rain must fall

those with wisdom do tell us this

You can be each others umbrella

together avoiding things that are amiss

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Hand in hand you continue to travel along

helping each other carry the heavy load

The two of you within a friendship there

however crooked or steep you find the road

Casting all your cares upon the creator

accepting His guidance all the way

You shall reach the designated goal

enjoying His blessings day after day

Never take for granted love that you share

never forget to tell the other how much you care

When hearts are tightly connected lovingly as one

protect them with all your might, have laughter and fun

Love is a miracle not easily found, treasure it always

it is the most important thing that enters your days


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A - Absolutely adore each other

B - Be best friends

C - Compromise

D - Discover new things together

E - Encourage each other

F - Forgive and forget

G - Gaze into each others eyes

H - Hold hands and hug a lot

I - Inspire and intrigue each other

J - Joke and laugh and have fun

K - Kiss Kiss Kiss

L - Love with all your hearts

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M - Marvel at each other's talents

N - Nuture each other's soul

O - Overcome problem together

P - Play games

Q - Quiet each other's fears

R - Remember the little things

S - Say "I love you" everyday

T - Take time for tenderness

U - Understand and care deeply

V - Value everything you share

W - Wish on stars together

X - X-press your true feelings

Y - Yearn for each other's touch

Z - Zzzzz in each other's arm


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Don't be afraid of living.

Your belief that life is worth living

will help you create the fact around you.

There are no real barriers to your success.

You must overcome any doubts you have about your ability.

Your self image prescribes the limits for your accomplishments.

It prescribes the area of what is possible for you.

If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be.

If you see yourself as continually hard up,

that's precisely what you will be.

You can never succeed until you believe you can succeed.

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A well-known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $500/-

Note. In the room of 200,

He asked, " Who would like this 500 note?" Hands

Started going up.

He said, " I am going to give this note to one of you

But first let me do this." He proceeded to crumple the note up.

He then asked, " Who still wants it?" Still the hands were up in the air.

"Well," he replied, " What if I do this?" And he dropped it on the ground

And started to grind it into the floor with his shoe. He picked it up,

Now all crumpled and dirty. " Now who still wants it?" Still the hands

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Went into the air. " My friends, you have all learned a very valuable

Lesson. No matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it because it

Did not decrease in value. It was still worth $ 500/-. Many times in

Our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into the dirt by the

Decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way. We feel as

Though we are worthless. But no matter what has happened or what will


You will never lose your value. You are special don't ever forget it!

Never let yesterday's disappointments overshadow tomorrow's dreams

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A B C of Motivation

A void negative sources, people, places, things and habits.

Believe in yourself.

Consider things from every angle.

D on't give up and don't give in.

E njoy life today, yesterday is gone, tomorrow may never come.

Family and friends are hidden treasures; enjoy their riches.

G ive more than you planned to.

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H ang on to your dreams.

Ignore those who try to discourage you.

Just do it.

Keep trying no matter how hard it seems, it will get easier.

L ove yourself first and most.

M ake it happen.

N ever lie, cheat or steal, always strike a fair deal.

Open your eyes and see things as they really are.

P ractice makes perfect.

Q uitters never win and winners never quit.

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Read, study and learn about everything important in your life.

S top procrastinating.

T ake control of your own destiny.

Understand yourself in order to better understand others.

V isualize it. ViNoD

W ant it more than anything.

EXcellerate your efforts.

You are unique of all God's creations, nothing can replace YOU.

Z ero in on your target and go for it!


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An 80 year old man was sitting on the sofa in his house along with his 45 year old highly educated son. Suddenly a crow perched on their window.

The Father asked his Son, "What is this?" The Son replied "It is a crow".

After a few minutes, the Father asked his Son the 2nd time, "What is this?"

The Son said "Father, I have just now told you "It's a crow".

After a little while, the old Father again asked his Son the 3rd time, “What is this?"

At this time some expression of irritation was felt in the Son's tone when he said to his Father with a rebuff. "It's a crow, a crow".

A little after, the Father again asked his Son t he 4th time, "What is this?"

This time the Son shouted at his Father, "Why do you keep asking me the same question again and again, although I have told you so many times 'IT IS A CROW'. Are you not able to understand this?"

A little later the Father went to his room and came back with an old tattered diary, which he had maintained since his Son was born. On opening a page, he asked his Son to

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read that page. When the son read it, the following words were written in the diary

"Today my little son aged three was sitting with me on the sofa, when a crow was sitting on the window. My Son asked me 23 times what it was, and I replied to him all 23 times that it was a Crow. I hugged him lovingly each time h e asked me the same question again and again for 23 times. I did not at all feel irritated I rather felt affection for my innocent child".

While the little child asked him 23 times "What is this", the Father had felt no irritation in replying to the same question all 23 times and when today the Father asked his Son the same question just 4 times, the Son felt irritated and annoyed.

So, If your parents attain old age, do not repulse them or look at them as a burden, but speak to them a gracious word, be cool, obedient, humble and kind to them. Be considerate to your parents. From today say this aloud, "I want to see my parents happy forever. They have cared for me ever since I was a little child. They have always showered their selfless love on me. They crossed all mountains and valleys without seeing the storm and heat to make me a person presentable in the society today".

Say a prayer to God, "I will serve my old parents in the BEST way. I will say all good and kind words to my dear parents, no matter how they behave."

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Be Blessed.Beloved Father loves you loadss...

As you got up this morning, I watched you, and hoped you would talk to Me, even if it was just a few words, asking My opinion or thanking Me for something good that happened in your life yesterday. But I noticed you were too busy, trying to find the right outfit to wear.

When you ran around the house getting ready, I knew there would be a few minutes for you to stop and say hello, but you were too busy. At one point you had to wait fifteen minutes with nothing to do except sit in a chair. Then I saw you spring to your feet.

I thought you wanted to talk to Me, but you ran to the phone and called a friend to get the latest gossip instead. I watched patiently all day long. With all your activities I guess you were too busy to say anything to Me. I noticed

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that before lunch you looked around, maybe you felt embarrassed to talk to me, that is why you did not bow your head.

You glanced three or four tables over and you noticed some of your friends talking to Me briefly before they ate, but you did not. That is okay... There is still more time left, and I hope that you will talk to Me yet. You went home and it seems as if you had lots of things to do.

After a few of them were done, you turned on the TV. I do not know if you like TV or not, just about anything goes there and you spend a lot of time each day in front of it not thinking about anything, just enjoying the show. I waited patiently again as you watched the TV and ate your meal, but again you did not talk to Me.

Bedtime- I guess you felt too tired. After you said goodnight to your family you plopped into bed and fell asleep in no time. That is okay because you may not realize that I Am always there for you.. I have got patience, more than you will ever know. I even want to teach you how to be patient with others as well.

I love you so much that I wait everyday for a nod, a prayer or thought, or a thankful part of your heart. It is hard to

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have a one-sided conversation. Well, you are getting up once again. Once again I will wait, with nothing but love for you. Hoping that today you will give Me some time.

Have a nice day! Your friend, GOD

Be Blessed.

The Winning Game

============ =====

On a hot, sunny afternoon, a small boy stepped up to bat.

The crowd watched like hawks for his move, waiting for the

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sought-after home run that most likely wasn't to be.

After all, these kids were five and six years old, much too

little to stroke a ball past the pitcher, if at all.

The little guy's determination showed in his stance: gritted

teeth, slightly bulging eyes, hat-clad head bobbing slightly,

feet apart, hands with a death grip on the bat.

In front of him was a small softball, sitting perched like a

parrot on a lone tee, awaiting the six swings that the batter

was allowed.

Strike one.

"Come on, you can do it!" came a solitary voice out of the

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Strike two.

"Go for it, Son!" the proud father yelled encouragingly.

Strike three.

"Go, go, go..." the crowd joined in.

Strike four.

"You can do it!" just the father and a couple of viewers

crooned, others losing interest and turning to bleacher


"YOU CAN DO IT!" And suddenly bat hit ball, amazing the crowd

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and the little boy, who stood rock still, watching it travel

slowly past the pitcher on its way to second base.


The stands rumbled with stomping feet. "Run, run!"

The little boy's head jerked ever so slightly and he took off

toward third base.

"No," the crowd yelled.

"The other way."

With a slight cast of his head toward the bleachers, the boy

turned back toward home.

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"NO!" My son, the umpire, waved him toward first base.

The kids on both teams pointed the way. The crowd continued to

cheer him on. Confused, he ran back to third.

Then following the third baseman's frantic directions, he

finally ran toward first base but stopped triumphantly on the

pitcher's mound. The pitcher moved back, not sure what to do


The crowd stood, shaking the bleachers with the momentum.

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All arms waved toward first base. And with no thought for his

position, the first baseman dropped his ball and ran toward the


"Come on," he yelled, grabbing the hand of the errant batter,

and tugged him toward first base while the crowd screamed its


The ball lay forgotten as a triumphant twosome hugged each other

on the piece of square plastic that marked the spot where lives

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are forever shaped.

No one will remember the score of that summer afternoon game.

Two little boys, running hand in hand, toward a goal that only

one should have reached.

Both came out winners.

In fact, there wasn't a loser in the stands or on the field that

summer day, and that's a lesson none of us should ever forget.

Winning is more than being number one.

Winning is helping another when the chips are down.

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It's remembering to love one another.

be blessed.beloved Father loves you loadss...

Words Of Wisdom

1. A day without sunshine is like night.

2. On the other hand, you have different fingers.

3. 42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.

4. 99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.

5. Remember, half the people you know are below average.

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6. He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

7. Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm .

8. The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese in the trap.

9. Support bacteria. They're the only culture some people have.

10. A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

11. Change is inevitable, except from vending machines.

12. If you think nobody cares, try missing a couple of payments.

13. How many of you believe in psycho-kinesis? Raise my hand.

14. OK, so what's the speed of dark?

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15. When everything is coming your way, you're in the wrong lane .

16. Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.

17. How much deeper would the ocean be without sponges?

18. Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines

19. What happens if you get scared half to death, twice?

20. Why do psychics have to ask you for your name?

21. Inside every older person is a younger person wondering, "What the hell happened?"

22. Just remember -- if the world didn't suck, we would all fall off.

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23. Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

24. Life isn't like a box of chocolates. It's more like a jar of jalapenos .



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One day a woman's husband died, and on that clear, cold morning, in the

warmth of their bedroom, the wife was struck with the pain of learning that

sometimes there isn't anymore. No more hugs, no more special moments to

celebrate together, no more phone calls just to chat, no more "just one

minute." Sometimes, what we care about the most gets all used up and goes

away, never to return before we can say good-bye, or say "I love you."

So while we have it, it's best we love it, care for it, fix it when it's

broken and heal it when it's sick. This is true for marriage .... and old

cars ... and children with bad report cards, and dogs with bad hips, and

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aging parents and grandparents. We keep them because they are worth it,

because we are worth it.

Some things we keep -- like a best friend who moved away or a classmate we

grew up with. There are just some things that make us happy, no matter what.

Life is important, like people we know who are special. And so, we keep them


I received this from someone who thought I was a 'keeper'! Then I sent it to

the people I think of in the same way. Now it's your turn to send this to

all those people who are "keepers" in your life. Suppose one morning you

never wake up, do all your friends know you love them?

I was thinking... I could die today, tomorrow or next week, and I wondered

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if I had any wounds needing to be healed, friendships that

needed rekindling or three words needing to be said.

Let every one of your friends know you love them. Even if you think they

don't love you back, you would be amazed at what those three little words

and a smile can do.

And just in case GOD calls me home .


Live today to the fullest because tomorrow is not promised

God determines who walks into your's up to you to decide who you

let walk away, who you let stay, and who you refuse to let go.

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The more hurt and pain you have gone thru in life, the stronger and more

beautiful your heart will be.....

One day a young man was standing in the middle of the town proclaiming that he had the most beautiful heart in the whole valley.

A large crowd gathered and they all admired his heart for it was perfect. There was not a mark or a flaw in it. Yes, they all agreed it truly was the most beautiful heart they had ever seen. The young man was very proud and boasted more loudly about his beautiful heart.

Suddenly, an old man appeared at the front of the crowd and said, "Why your heart is not nearly as beautiful as mine." The crowd and the young man looked at the old man's heart. It was beating strongly, but full of scars, it had places where pieces had been removed and other pieces put in, but they didn't fit quite right and there were several jagged edges. In fact, in some places there were deep gouges where whole pieces missing.

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The people stared. How can he say his heart is more beautiful?? they thought. The young man looked at the old man's heart and saw its state and laughed. "You must be joking," he said. "Compare your heart with mine, mine is perfect and yours is a mess of scars and tears."

"Yes," said the old man, "Yours is perfect looking but I would never trade with you. You see, every scar represents a person to whom I have given my love - I tear out a piece of my heart and give it to them, and often they give me a piece of their heart which fits into the empty place in my heart, but because the pieces aren't exact, I have some rough edges, which I cherish, because they remind me of the love we shared. Sometimes I have given pieces of my heart away, and the other person hasn't returned a piece of his heart to me. These are the empty gouges - giving love is taking a chance. Although these gouges are painful, they stay open, reminding me of the love I have for these people too, and I hope someday they may return and fill the space I have waiting. So now do you see what true beauty is?"

The young man stood silently with tears running down his cheeks. He walked up to the old man, reached into his perfect young and beautiful heart, and ripped a piece out. He offered it to the old man with trembling hands.

The old man took his offering, placed it in his heart and then took a piece from his old scarred heart and placed it in the wound in the young man's heart. It fit, but not perfectly, as there were some jagged edges.

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The young man looked at his heart, not perfect anymore but more beautiful than ever, since love from the old man's heart flowed into his.

They embraced and walked away side by side.

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28th August 2007

Tongue Twisters

1. If you understand, say "understand" . If you don't understand, say " don't understand". But if you understand and say "don't understand". How do I understand that you understand? Understand!

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2.I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won't wish the wish you wish to wish.


3. Sounding by sound is a sound method of sounding sounds.


4 .A sailor went to sea to see, what he could see. And all he could see was sea, sea, sea.


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5 . Purple Paper People, Purple Paper People, Purple Paper People


6 .If two witches were watching two watches, which witch would watch which watch?


7 .I thought a thought.But the thought I thought wasn't the thought I thought I thought. If the thought I thought I thought had been the thought I thought, I wouldn't have thought so much.


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8 .Once a fellow met a fellow In a field of beans. Said a fellow to a fellow, "If a fellow asks a fellow, Can a fellow tell a fellow What a fellow means?"


9.Mr Inside went over to see Mr Outside. Mr Inside stood outside and called to MrOutside inside.

Mr Outside answered Mr Inside from inside and Told Mr Inside to come inside. Mr Inside said "NO", and told Mr Outside to come outside.

Mr Outside and Mr Inside argued from inside and outside about going outside or coming inside. Finally, Mr Outside coaxed Mr Inside to come inside, then both Mr Outside and Mr Inside went outside to the riverside.


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Maybe God wants us to meet a few wrong people before meeting the right one so that when we finally meet the right person, we will know how to be grateful for that gift.

* When the door of happiness closes, another opens, but often times we look so long at the closed door that we don't see the one which has been opened for us.

* The best kind of friend is the kind you can sit on a porch and swing with, never say a word, and then walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you've ever had.

* It's true that we don't know what we've got until we lose it, but it's also true that we don't know what we've been missing until it arrives.

* Giving someone all your love is never an assurance that they'll love you back! Don't expect love in return; just wait for it to grow in their heart but if it doesn't, be content that it grew in yours.

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* It takes only a minute to get a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, and a day to love someone but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.

* Don't go for looks; they can deceive. Don't go for wealth; even that fades away. Go for someone who makes you smile because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright. Find the one that makes your heart smile.

* Dream what you want to dream; go where you want to go; be what you want to be, because you have only one life and one chance to do all the things you want to do.

* May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human, enough hope to make you happy.

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* Always put yourself in others' shoes. If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person, too.

* The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything that comes along their way.

* Happiness lies ahead for those who cry, those who hurt, those who have searched, and those who have tried, for only they can appreciate the importance of people who have touched their lives.

* The brightest future will always be based on a forgotten past, you can't go on well in life until you let go of your past failures and heartaches.

* When you were born, you were crying and everyone around you was smiling. Live your life so that when you die, you're the one who is smiling and everyone around you is crying.

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* Remember that some of the world's nicest joys are its most special people and that you are one of them.

* Imagine what the view will look like when you get where you're going.

* When you've been working too hard, give your batteries time to recharge.

* One day you will see that it all has finally come together. What you have always wished for has finally come to be. You will look back and laugh at what has passed and you will ask yourself, "How did I get through all of that?" Just never let go of hope. Just never quit dreaming. And never let love depart from your life.

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A long time ago, a young, wealthy girl was getting ready for bed. She was saying her prayers when she heard a muffled crying coming through her window. A little frightened, she went over to the window and leaned out. Another girl, who seemed to be about her age and homeless was standing in the alley by the rich girls house. Her heart went out to the homeless girl, for it was the dead of winter, and the girl had no blanket, only old newspapers someone had thrown out.

The rich girl was suddenly struck with a brilliant idea. She called to the other girl and said, "You there, come to my front door, please."

The homeless girl was so startled she could only manage to nod.

As quick as her legs could take her, the young girl ran down the hall to her mothers closet, and picked out an old quilt and a beat up pillow. She had to walk slower down to the front door as to not trip over the quilt which was

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hanging down, but she made it eventually. Dropping both the articles, she opened the door. Standing there was the homeless girl, looking quite scared. The rich girl smiled warmly and handed both articles to the other girl. Her smile grew wider as she watched the true amazement and happiness alight upon the other girl's face. She went to bed incredibly satisfied.

In mid-morning the next day a knock came to the door. The rich girl flew to the door hoping that it was the other little girl there. She opened the large door and looked outside. It was the other little girl. Her face looked happy, and she smiled. "I suppose you want these back."

The rich little girl opened her mouth to say that she could keep them when another idea popped into her head. "No, I want them back."

The homeless girl's face fell. This was obviously not the answer she had hoped for. She reluctantly laid down the beat up things, and turned to leave when the rich girl yelled, "Wait! Stay right there." She turned in time to see the rich girl running up the stairs and down a long corridor. Deciding whatever the rich little girl was doing wasn't worth waiting for she started to turn around and walk away. As her foot hit the first step, she felt someone

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tap her on the shoulder, turning she saw the rich little girl, thrusting a new blanket and pillow at her. "Have these." she said quietly.

These were her own personal belonging made of silk and down feathers.

As the two grew older they didn't see each other much, but they were never far from each other's minds. One day, the Rich girl, who was now a Rich woman got a telephone call from someone. A lawyer, saying that she was requested to see him. When she arrived at the office, he told her what had happened. Forty years ago, when she was nine years old, she had helped a little girl in need. That grew into a middle-class woman with a husband and two children. She had recently died and left something for her in her will. "Though," the lawyer said, "it's the most peculiar thing. She left you a pillow and a blanket."


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People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you know which one it is, you will know what to do for that person. When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed. They have come to assist you through a difficulty, to provide you with guidance and support, to aid you physically, emotionally or spiritually. They may seem like a godsend and they are. They are there for the reason you need them to be. Then, without any wrongdoing on your part or at an inconvenient time, this person will say or do something to bring the relationship to an end. Sometimes they die. Sometimes they walk away. Sometimes they act up and force you to take a stand. What we must realize is that our need has been met, our desire fulfilled, their work is done. The prayer you sent up has been answered and now it is time to move on.

Some people come into your life for a SEASON, because your turn has come to share, grow or learn. They bring you an experience of peace or make you laugh. They may teach you something you have never done. They usually give you an unbelievable amount of joy. Believe it, it is real. But only for a season.

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LIFETIME relationships teach you lifetime lessons, things you must build upon in order to have a solid emotional foundation. Your job is to accept the lesson, love the person and put what you have learned to use in all other relationships and areas of your life. It is said that love is blind but friendship is clairvoyant.

Thank you for being a part of my life, whether you were a reason, a season or a lifetime.

One minute makes a difference

When running for the train.

One car will change your day

If you're in a crowded lane.

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One sentence works a wonder,

If it's needed to be heard.

One deed brings a person light,

As does one kindly word.

One meal is often missed,

One crime means doing time,

One shoe is always searched for,

As is, at times, one dime.

But the greatest One of all,

Be it parent, teacher, friend,

Is the one with you when you're down;

Beside you to the end


There was a millionaire who was bothered by severe eye pain.

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He consulted so many physicians and was getting his treatment done. He did not stop consulting galaxy of medical experts; he consumed heavy loads of drugs and underwent hundreds of injections.

But the ache persisted with great vigour than before. At last a monk who has supposed to be an expert in treating such patients was called for by the millionaire.

The monk understood his problem and said that for sometime he should

concentrate only on green colours and not to fall his eyes on any other


The millionaire got together a group of painters and purchased barrels of

green color and directed that every object his eye was likely to fall

to be painted in green colour just as the monk had directed.

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When the monk came to visit him after few days, the

millionaire' s servants ran with buckets of green paints and poured on him

since he was in red dress, lest their master not see any other colour and

his eye ache would come back.

Hearing this monk laughed said "If only you had purchased a pair of green

spectacles, worth just a few rupees, you could have saved these walls

and trees and pots and all other articles and also could have saved a large

share of his fortune.

You cannot paint the world green." Let us change our vision and the world

will appear accordingly. It is foolish to shape the world, let us shape

ourselves first.

Lets change our vision..!!

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A woman repeated a bit of gossip about a neighbor. Within a few days the

whole community knew the story.

The person it concerned was deeply hurt and offended.

Later the woman responsible for spreading the rumor learned that it was

completely untrue.

She was very sorry and went to a wise old sage to find out what she could do to repair the damage.

" Go to the marketplace, " he said, "and purchase a chicken, and have it

killed. Then on your way home, pluck its feathers and drop them one by one along the road."

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Although surprised by this advice, the woman did what she was told.

The next day the wise man said, "Now go and collect all those feathers you

dropped yesterday and bring them back to me."

The woman followed the same road, but to her dismay, the wind had blown the feathers all away. After searching for hours, she returned with only three in her hand.

" You see," said the old sage, "it's easy to drop them, but it's impossible

to get them back.

So it is with gossip. It doesn't take much to spread a rumor, but once you

do, you can never completely undo the wrong.



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1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height.Let the doctors worry about them. That is why you pay "them!"

2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down.

3. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle. "An idle mind is the devil's workshop." And the devil's name is Alzheimer's.

4. Enjoy the simple things.

5. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.

6. The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person, who is with us our entire life, is ourselves. Be ALIVE while you are alive.

7. Surround yourself with what you love, whether it's family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge.

8. Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable,improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.

9 Don't take guilt trips. Take a trip to the mall, even to the next county; to a foreign country but NOT to where the guilt is.

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10. Tell the people that you love them, at every opportunity.


Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our

Horror gripped the heart of a World War-I soldier, as

he saw his lifelong friend fall in battle. The soldier

asked his Lieutenant if he could go out to bring his

fallen comrade back.

"You can go," said the Lieutenant," but don't think it

will be worth it.

Your friend is probably dead and you may throw your

life away."

"The Lieutenant's words didn't matter, and the soldier

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went anyway.

Miraculously, he managed to reach his friend, hoisted

him onto his shoulder and brought him back to their

company's trench. The officer checked the wounded

soldier, then looked kindly at his friend.

"I told you it wouldn't be worth it," he said. "Your

friend is dead and you are mortally wounded."

"It was worth it, Sir," said the soldier.

"What do you mean by worth it?" responded the

Lieutenant. "Your friend is dead."

"Yes Sir," the soldier answered, "but it was worth it

because when I got to him, he was still alive and I

had the satisfaction of hearing him say...

" Jim...I knew you'd come."


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Many times in life, whether a thing is worth doing or

not, really depends on how u look at it.

Take up all your courage and do something your heart

tells you to do so that you may not regret not doing

it later in your life...



8th September 2007

There was a hunter who bought an amazing bird dog. This one-of-a-kind dog could walk on water. The hunter was looking forward to showing off his new acquisition to his friends. He invited a friend to go duck hunting. After some time, they shot a few ducks and the man ordered his dog to fetch the birds. All day long, whenever there were birds to be fetched, the dog ran on water to retrieve the birds. The owner was expecting his friend to comment or compliment him about this amazing dog, but never got

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one. As they were returning home, he asked his friend if he had noticed anything unusual about his dog. The friend replied, “Yes, in fact, I did notice something unusual. Your dog can’t swim.”

Some people always look at the negative side. They are referred to as Pessimists.

Characteristics of Pessimists

? Are unhappy when they have no troubles to speak of

? Feel bad when they feel good, for fear they will feel worse when they feel better

? Spend most of their life at complaint counters

? Always turn out the lights to see how dark it is

? Are always looking for cracks in the mirror of life

? Stop sleeping in bed when they hear that more people die in bed than anywhere else

? Cannot enjoy their health because they think they may be sick tomorrow

? Not only expect the worst but make the worst of whatever happens

? Don’t see the doughnut, only the hole

? Believe that the sun shines only to cast shadows

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? Forget their blessings and count their troubles

? Know that hard work never hurts anyone but believe “why take a chance?”

Caution: Looking for the positive does not necessarily mean overlooking faults.

Learn to be an Optimist.

Characteristics of Optimists

? Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind

? Talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet

? Make all your friends feel that you appreciate their good qualities and strengths

? Look at the sunny side of everything

? Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best

? Be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own

? Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future

? Give everyone a smile

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? Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others

? Be too big for worry and too noble for anger


9th September 2007

Two traveling angels stopped to spend the night in the home of a wealthy family.

The family was rude and refused to let the angels stay in the mansion's guest room. Instead the angels were given a space in the cold basement.

As they made their bed on the hard floor, the older angel saw a hole in the wall and repaired it. When the younger angel asked why, the older angel replied... " Things aren't always what they seem".

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The next night the pair came to rest at the house of a very poor, but very hospitable farmer and his wife.

After sharing what little food they had the couple let the angels sleep in their bed where they could have a good night's rest. When the sun came up the next morning the angels found the farmer and his wife in tears. Their only cow, whose milk had been their sole income, lay dead in the field.

The younger angel was infuriated and asked the older angel "how could you have let this happen!? The first man had everything, yet you helped him," she accused. "The second family had little but was willing to share everything, and you let their cow die."

"Things aren't always what they seem," the older angel replied. "When we stayed in the basement of the mansion, I noticed there was gold stored in that hole in the wall.

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Since the owner was so obsessed with greed and unwilling to share his good fortune, I sealed the wall so he wouldn't find it. Then last night as we slept in the farmers bed, the angel of death came for his wife. I gave her the cow instead. Things aren't always what they seem."


Sometimes this is exactly what happens when things don't turn out the way they should. If you have faith, you just need to trust that every outcome is always to your advantage. You might not know it until some time later.


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Whenever I find the key to success, someone changes the lock.

To Err is human, to forgive is not a COMPANY policy.

The road to success…….. is always under construction.

Alcohol doesn't solve any problems, but if you think again, neither does milk..

In order to get a Loan, you first need to prove that you don't need it.

All the desirable things in life are either illegal, expensive or fattening.

Since Light travels faster than Sound, people appear brighter before you hear them speak.

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Everyone has a scheme of getting rich….. which never works.

If at first you don't succeed…. Destroy all evidence that you ever tried.

You can never determine which side of the bread to butter. If it falls down, it will always land on the buttered side.

Anything dropped on the floor will roll over to the most inaccessible corner.

***** 42.7% of all statistics is made on the spot. *****

He who has the gold, makes the rules ---- Murphy's golden rule.

If you come early, the bus is late. If you come late…… the bus is still late.

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Once you have bought something, you will find the same item being sold somewhere else at a cheaper rate.

If you have paper, you don't have a pen……. If you have a pen, you don't have paper…… if you have both, no one calls.

Especially for engg. Students----

If you have bunked the class, the professor has taken attendance.

All Govt buses are crowded.

Corollary--- -- The Govt buses in opposite direction always go empty.

The door bell or your mobile will always ring when you are in the bathroom.

After a long wait for bus no.20, two 20 number buses will always pull in together and the bus which you get in will be crowded than the other.

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If your exam is tomorrow, there will be a power cut tonight.

The last person to be fired or quit is responsible for all the errors until another person is fired or quits.

Irrespective of the direction of the wind, the smoke from the cigarette will always tend to go to the non-smoker

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11:25 23-10-2013Tumko bhi koi shaks yaad ayega

Chand lamhon ki zindagani hai, nafraton se jiya nahi karte,

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Lagta hai dusamanon se guzarish karni padegi, dost to aab yaad kiya nahi karte

Hume hasne-hasane ki aadat hai, nazron se nazar milane ki aadat hai,

Par hamari to nazar unse hai ja mili, jinhe nazar zhukake sharmane ki aadat hai.

Bahut dur magar bahut paas rehte ho,

Aankho se dur magar dil ke paas rehte ho,

Mujhe bas itna bata do kya tum bhi mere bina udaas rehte ho??

Ai mere humnashin chal kahin aur chal,

Is chaman mein ab apna guzaara nahin,

Baat hoti gulon tak to seh lete hum,

Ab to kaanton pe bhi haq hamara nahin.

Koi ankhon se baat kar leta hai,

Koi ankhon mein mulakat kar leta hai,

Bada mushkil hota hai jawab dena,

Jab koi khamosh rehkar sawaal kar leta hai.

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Qayamat tak tujhe yaad karenge,

Teri har baat par aitbaar karenge,

Tujhe sms karne ko to nahi kahenge,

Par phir bhi tere sms ka intezar karenge.

Kaun jane kab maut ka paigam aa jaye,

Zindagi ki akhari sham aa jaye,

Hum toh dhundhte hain waqt aisa jab,

Hamari zindagi apke kam aa jaye.

Jab dosti ki dastan waqt sunayega,

Tumko bhi koi shaks yaad ayega,

Tab bhool jayenge zindgi ke gam ko,

Jab apke sath guzara samay yaad ayega.

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