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This Too Shall Pass – By by Aishwarya Shah

A great article from one of the followers of the Guyanese Online blog.

Eclipsed Words By Aishwarya Shah

“And this, too, shall pass.”

This is a proverb indicating that all material conditions, positive or negative, are temporary and time solves all problems.

I once read that the great Abraham Lincoln used to have a grand affinity for this proverb. On September 30, 1859, Abraham Lincoln included a similar story in an address before the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society in Milwaukee. This is what he said;
“It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: “And this, too, shall pass away.”

How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride! How consoling in the depths of affliction!

When we are in trouble, we feel that we are the only person who is facing these mountains full of doubts…

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The Gift of Time – as outlined by Alexander the Great

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The last wishes of Alexander the Great………

On his death bed, Alexander summoned his army generals and told them his three ultimate wishes:

  1. The best doctors should carry his coffin …
  2. The wealth he has accumulated (money, gold, precious stones) should be scattered along the procession to the cemetery ….
  3. His hands should be let loose, so they hang outside the coffin for all to see !!

One of his generals who was surprised by these unusual requests asked Alexander to explain.

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10 THINGS THAT WILL DISAPPEAR IN OUR LIFETIME

10 THINGS THAT WILL DISAPPEAR IN OUR LIFETIME

Posted on November 16, 2011 by http://www.scioto.com/

You may find some of these things to be surprising!

Snail mail is so deep in financial trouble that there is probably no way to sustain it long term. E-mail, Fed Ex, and UPS have just about wiped out the minimum revenue needed to keep the post offices alive. Most of your mail everyday is just junk mail and bills. Online bill payment options, mobile technologies and social networking for minimum costs will further put the nail in the post office coffin.    Continue reading

The Secret Powers of Time

The Secret Powers of Time

Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world.

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