Is it better to be Born Rich than Talented?

‘If wishes were horses beggars would ride’. This is inconceivable as we can only wish to have been born rich or talented. However, if I were given a choice, I would have preferred to be born talented, for having a talent is more honourable, lasting and satisfying. To be born talented is something very tangible, as it…

The Greatest Human Strength – Willpower

“People do not lack strength, they lack the will,” said Victor Hugo. It is because of this we find physically strong men with a wavering mind and a feeble will, not succeeding in life. While frail men with a challenged body are able to do great things in life. We all possess willpower in some measure. However…

Is Housework only a Woman’s Job?

Beyond the shadow of a doubt, a mother plays an important role in the growth and development of the future generation. A better educated, practical and efficient mother, has a more positive impact on the child’s development. She values time, and does not want to waste it in idle gossip, or rumour mongering. She might provide, a…

The Joys and Challenges of Adolescence

Adolescence is the twilight period between childhood and youth and joy and challenges. This is the best phase of our lives that is filled with immense possibilities, hopes, aspirations, fantasies, uncertainties, toil and high drama. We realize only later how much our lives are connected with this most dramatic and thrilling stage of life. The strict discipline of school…