Sometimes people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson, or to help you figure out who you are or who you want to become. You never know who these people may be (possibly your roommate, neighbor, coworker, long-lost friend, lover, or even a complete stranger) but when you lock eyes with them, you know at that very moment that they will affect your life in some profound way.

And sometimes things happen to you that may seem horrible, painful, and unfair…


There lived an astronomer who was very much involved in his observations. He often used to look up at the sky at night and start observing the stars.

Once, as he walked looking up at the stars, his leg slipped and he fell into a ditch. He started shouting.

A passer-by, who heard his shouts, helped him out of the ditch and asked, “How did you fall into this ditch?” The astronomer replied, “I was so engrossed in my observations that I did not notice the ditch”.

The passer-by asked, “How do you expect to discover things when you fail to take note of things under your nose?” The astronomer walked away with a sad face.

MORAL : Realities are more important than dreams.


Once upon a time, a man and his wife had the good fortune to have a goose which laid a golden egg every day. Lucky though they were, they soon began to think they were not getting rich fast enough.

They imagined that if the bird is able to lay golden eggs, its insides must be made of gold. And they thought that if they could get all that precious metal at once, they would get mighty rich very soon. So the man and his wife decided to kill the bird.

However, upon cutting the goose open, they were shocked to find that its innards were like that of any other goose!

MORAL: THINK BEFORE YOU ACT

Abhilash Prabhakar is highly motivated entrepreneur and goal oriented individual seeking to further his knowledge and experience

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