Insightful Stories

Insightful thought-provoking stories of perception & observation, perceptivity & insight. Mind is a garden, thoughts are seeds. Grow flowers, or you'll get weeds

  • Initiation By Life

    painter 201401Is initiation by Life superior to parental guidance?

    Insightful story of a painter who refused to ordain his own son in his ways.

    Was the experiment successful?

  • Invest In Your Gear

    Doctor OctaviaThe doctor came out of her bedroom moments after he'd gone in and asked Mr. Trimble, "Got a hammer?"

    Puzzled, Mr. Trimble went into his workshop and returned with a hammer.

  • Is Cancer Not A Disease?

    Uterine, Bile Duct and Breast CancerIs Cancer Not A Disease?

    Abnormal cell growth is an issue as it steals glucose from normal cells & grows at their expense.

    Hosh examines suggested natural cures

  • It's A Dog's Life

    A dog's lifeIt's a dog's life when you continue to exceed everyone’s expectations except your boss's.

    A dog gets abused and a fail review, despite spectacular performance...

  • Jai Jagdish Hare

    Anand Math (1952).jpg

    Rosh explains the lyrics of Jai Jagdish Hare, famous song from legendary film Anand Math.

    How should one live their life today? With faith, and fearless action!

  • Just Feel The Beat

    Sangre Flamenca"I know what music is. It is the rhythm in everything alive. Whether it flows through a didgeridoo or a flute, sounds from dead hollows in wood can make a moribund heart come alive."

    "Knowing comes from the head. But knowing about music can't create music. Music comes from the heart. When it is felt by the heart. Feeling is enough."

  • Just Push

    Falling'Amazing!’ he thought, ‘How God appears to those who are deserving. And miraculous, how they are able to get back through to Him.’

    ‘Yet these communication channels remain open to us all. As Intuition and Prayer. Intuition, when God phones us up. And prayer, when we are telephoning God.’

  • Kamaal, Son Of Kabir

    Ephesians 5:14"That can't really be true!" exclaimed Josh, "You can't just wake up once you are truly dead."

    "Well, Jesus is said to have risen from the dead," said Rosh, "What makes you think he was the only one to do so?"

    "Jesus did," remarked Josh, "because he could. He was the son of God."

  • Khalifa Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, painted portrait DDC_0590"The institution of the Caliphate was thereafter inactive for almost a century. Then on June 29, 2014, the internationally unrecognized Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) declared a new Caliphate, naming Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the new Caliph."

    "Who's he?" asked Josh.

    "He is nicknamed The Invisible Sheikh," answered Rosh.

  • Kill Your Own Master

    Playing Dead"Let Buddh help you reach that ultimate point. Then certainly, if you meet him there, kill him. You will be truly free."

    "Then why are Zen masters," asked Josh, "who teach their disciples to kill the Buddh on the way, still clinging on to Buddh themselves?"

  • Kingdom Of Heaven

    Face of Jesus“Come back to me quickly. You can have your Kingdom of Heaven,” she impulsively spoke her thoughts aloud to him.

    He winced and thought a little. Then answered with great sadness, “But I can’t go on that journey anymore. I have nothing left to pay the fare.”

  • Kiwi Wealth In Houses

    money-castle illustrationConcentration of Kiwi wealth in houses may be concerning, but it has helped NZ stand out as the best deliverer of prosperity in the world in the past decade.

  • Knowing Where To Tap

    Last of her Kind (HDR)If you overvalue your work, the world will likely step in to knock down your price.

    But if you undercharge yourself, it's unlikely that the world will step in to compensate you appropriately.

    You can’t rely on others to value you correctly. It is not in their best interests to do so.

  • Learning To Drive A Car

    driving testLearning to drive a car is easy if you follow some basic rules.

    Know the road code, use a safe car, maintain following distance, go slow, keep left & indicate...

     

  • Let Them Grow Roots

    Giant MudskipperLet them grow roots, if you want them to grow tall and strong.

    Insightful story with parenting tips for overprotective parents.

    Trust in the genes & let kids be...

  • Life Is A Beach

    Banksy in Boston: F̶O̶L̶L̶O̶W̶ ̶Y̶O̶U̶R̶ ̶D̶R̶E̶A̶M̶S̶ CANCELLED, Essex St, Chinatown, Boston“Will you leave us to beg on the streets?” Isha turned her face away in anguish, “while you illuminate the world. Why must Yashodharā always pay the price of Siddharth’s enlightenment?”

    Her world was falling apart, and she with it. Rosh felt pity. He knew how hard it was going to be for her.

  • Life Of Pi Reviewed

    135/365²: Life of Pi"It is easy to criticize cannibalism in retrospect."

    "With filled tummies, and from the safety of a detached moral, social or religious high ground."

    "I am however, not convinced that any rational being would not have taken the route he took."

  • Looking After Your Pennies

    3G iPhone“Going without is not failure… it merely opens up a void for the things that you really want.”

    “Life is about choices and you just can’t have it all because you will always be tempted by beautiful, useful things.”

  • Made For Each Other

    maxfield-parrish-museThe caretaker was a bit surprised at the strange request and said, "I'm sorry, I've never heard of anyone in heaven wanting to get married.”

    “I'm afraid you'll have to talk to the Lord God Almighty about that. I can get you an appointment next week."

  • Mahabharat And Bharat

    Therukoothu - Street PlayMahabharat and modern Bharat characters compared.

    Duryodhan & Rahul Gandhi, Bhishma & Advani, Arjun & Narendra Modi, Karna & Manmohan Singh, Shakuni & Kejriwal, Dhritrashtra & Sonia, Krishna & Abdul Kalam, Chanakya