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Blog : Miles To Go (www.gomiles.wordpress.com)

This Road, That Road!
I love Robert Frost’s poetry! His ease of thought, symbolism through nature and reference to an abstract depth make me feel like I am out on a treasure hunt with a gentle breeze behind my back. A famous poem of his titled, ‘The Road Not Taken’ appears to have been interpreted in many ways. No […] read more...
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:39:00 +0000

‘You’ or ‘Them’?
Her soul ever so gentle, easily she was pleased Her heart in a cloud, singing out loud, For her naiveté, sometimes teased. Envious of her joyous mind, they sneered. So much they spent— both time and strength, While she cared not for trivia, they feared. Oh, to ‘look’ beautiful! That’s what they all wanted, Charming […] read more...
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:40:23 +0000

Just a Few Words
Natasha was flipping through a magazine in the waiting room of the dentist’s office. She stumbled upon an article that dealt with family relationships. As she skimmed through the main points of the article, she could not help but think of her own family relationships. The more she thought the more proud she felt of […] read more...
Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:30:05 +0000

Happiness — A Solved Mystery
A long time ago, there lived a king. His huge empire demanded a lot of work. The king had all the resources he needed to run the empire but he still was never able to relax in peace. His mind was never at ease. The grandeur of his lifestyle did not give him any solace […] read more...
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:03:27 +0000

No Excuses!
Several times in life, we make excuses to get out of things that we know we should be doing. Sometimes, it is just procrastination – putting important things off – and sometimes it is because we don’t feel that we can do it. The following video is a commercial for the sports brand Nike. It […] read more...
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 13:20:07 +0000

The Richness of the Poor
(Based on a True Incident) A retired couple, Mr. and Mrs. Sharn were living in a small town in India. The ancestral house they were living in was over a hundred years old. The walls of the house were falling apart. There were big cracks in the staircase and floors were unevenly inclined. Under the […] read more...
Mon, 24 Dec 2012 17:36:53 +0000

Thousands of ca…
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. ~ Buddha read more...
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 03:50:48 +0000

‘Hole’ To ‘Whole’
I lived in a ‘hole’ once, And the nicest hole it was. At least that is what I thought, Until something made me pause. My hole looked big and pretty, When I crouched inside it. But when I stretched my arms wide, I could barely fit. It was not a problem of course, For all […] read more...
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 17:17:22 +0000

Try to be like …
Try to be like the turtle — at ease in your own shell. ~ Bill Copeland read more...
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 03:45:47 +0000

A Healthy Self-Image: Keep it Simple
In the olden times, the human race was hardworking, patient and tolerant. Whenever and wherever, whatever they did, they allowed the activity to run its full natural course, without looking for shortcuts. They did not rush through things hastily. They did not seem to be eager for results. The results came automatically. They were usually […] read more...
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 03:11:50 +0000