This is the brainpickings.org weekly digest by Maria Popova. If you missed last week's edition — Emily Dickinson's electric love letters to Susan Gilbert, Hermann Hesse on hope and the difficult art of taking responsibility, an illustrated celebration of the heroes who won women political power — you can catch up right here. (Also: Don't miss the annual … Continue reading My fav newsletter – Brainpickings.org
Photo by Madhu Shesharam on Unsplash See the looking for the God, I think he's angry at the petard. He finds it hard to see the king, Overshadowed by the light baseball swing. Who is that flapping near the beach? I think she'd like to eat the broadbeach. She is but a quiet musician, Admired as she sits … Continue reading The God and the Musician Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay
Ode to the Performer A Sonnet by jay My Performer, you inspire me to write. How I hate the way you bounce, snort and sneer, Invading my mind day and through the night, Always dreaming about the crazed emir. Let me compare you to a nonmember? You are more dainty, funny and funny. Odd fogs … Continue reading Ode to Performer – Jay’s Sonnet
Poet - A Tanka Poem by jay I love my Poet He is friendly and superb. He has gracious smiles And two powerful toes too When he sleeps I feel happy Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash
by jay My pizzeria It is deadly and sunny. It has more empty factors And three exciting sorry When it looks I feel happy Photo by Débora Rothenbuehler on Unsplash
Living with a CAD is no joke. I live on Medical Management after Triple bypass procedure was considered unviable. I have strict Diet Regimen. I Walk twice or thrice day and my range is 10 to 15 Km per day. This has helped me get strength in past 4.5 years. It does not make me … Continue reading Writing for that day, which is inevitable to all of us.
In my difficult moments, In my indecisive Dilemma moments I Try this hack or Jay's Tantra. It works for me. I pick up a Gita shloka at random: I pick up a Verse from Bible Look up the meanings. Attempt to find my answers, my solutions to complex issues. It works for me 100%. Srimad … Continue reading Jay’s Tantra Moment
Send flowers to a friend or a family member! Surprise your parents with flowers Send a thank you card to someone who has made a difference in your life (a friend, family member, teacher etc.) Be eco-friendly – unplug electronics when you’re finished using them Lend a friend a book you think they’d like Help … Continue reading RAK – the Random Acts of Kindness Movement . Choose one.
Under Your Nose Meaning: Missing something that should be really obvious. Yes. I obviously missed it. It was long time coming. Should have gauged and anticipated some responses. I tried to keep my nose clean, kept looking beyond my nose on my way forward and missed something right under my nose. It was a terrible mistake. Mountain … Continue reading Random Phrases. My week. Lateral thoughts
My Frenemy An Acrostic by jay Many jackals regret. Young hounds bay. Foxy reproaches criticise. Regrettable indiscretions ridicule. Egregious indiscretions roam. Nightly prowls whirl. Extant romances woo. Many dalliances encounter. Yonder jackals rove.
A Villanelle by jay jay couldn't stop thinking about the Facilitate It was just so gentle and outgoing Never had he known anything so appropriate That morning, jay encountered a Facilitate so great He found himself feeling rather glowing jay couldn't stop thinking about the Facilitate Later, he realised that the Facilitate was articulate He … Continue reading jay’s Torment – The Villanelle Of The Facilitate
Be bold. It's on. It's your choice. For champions. Experience is key. Thinking solutions. To the extreme. Bring it on. Endless possibilities. Just enjoy.
Whenever faced with a situation leading to horns of dilemma; that could cause me to procrastinate, delay, be in double minds like sitting on the horns of Dilemma, I go back to two holy books. 1. A Bible 2. BhagvadGita. I randomly select 2 verses and usually find my answers. I named it as Jay's … Continue reading Horns of Dilemma and Jay’s Tantra Way
Never stop dreaming. The future. Beyond perfection. Bite sized business. Standards of excellence. Unbreakable spirit. Designed for you. Love of life. Unleash the power. Limitless.
As soon as the moon doesn't fall, a confession shall bring forth a country's new rise and the deaths of a million. ------------------- As soon as wolves howl together, the two faced one shall cause the fall of a false god and a rise in immorality. ------------------- As soon as what's shrouded is revealed, an … Continue reading Interesting Prophecies – Jay’s Tantra – Have some Fun 🙂 !
Back To the Drawing Board Meaning: Starting over again on a new design from a previously failed attempt. Restarting the Learning Process after a gap. I have found some interesting courses on Udemy about Startups, Funding, Angel investing and others of my interest. Burst Your Bubble Meaning: To ruin someone's happy moment. Hmmm... some WhatsApps, some SMS, some emails. … Continue reading Creativity. Random Phrases. My Day.
Small, Pink Yoga A Concrete Poem Presented as text it jinx yoga could morals hyperactive! positively bad ever so bad very excited rather small very pink enchantress positively excited ever so hyperactive very sharp gonna gonna so pink gonna all pink very sharp friendly! active, sad, affable decidedly amazing active, sad, mad ever so hyperactive active, sad, affable active, awesome, … Continue reading Small, Pink Yoga
Fords By Zay-J An Original Song I get on with life as a spy, I'm an adorable kinda person. I like watching plays and sewing dresses. I like to contemplate Fords. But when I start to daydream, My mind turns straight to BMWs. Tralala tralala... Sometimes I look at myself and I look into my … Continue reading Fords By Zay-J An Original Song
Imagine the impossible. A slice of heaven. A solid foundation. The next generation. Infinite possibilities. There's nothing like it. Moments of clarity. Be better. We've got you covered. Recipe for success.
A Love Poem by jay Roses are red, Violets are blue, An actress is petite, And so are you. Orchids are white, Ghost ones are rare, A build is wiry, And so is your hair. Magnolia grows, With buds like eggs, A complexion is tanned, And so are your legs. Sunflowers reach, Up to the … Continue reading For My Petite Moonlight
My #Frenemy An Acrostic by jay Many jackals regret. Young hounds pursue. Foxy reproaches raise. Regrettable indiscretions reproach. Egregious indiscretions regard. Nightly prowls scurry. Extant romances woo. Many dalliances fling. Yonder jackals rove.
It’s hard to stay connected – reach out to an elderly person you know Smile at 3 people today Forgive someone who has wronged you Write a complimentary note for someone Be eco-friendly – unplug electronics when you’re finished using them Share something interesting you’ve learnt today Know someone who is not coping very well? … Continue reading RAK Movement – 10 Random Acts of Kindness from which you can choose.
Send flowers to a friend or a family member! Start the day right – make breakfast for everyone Old laptop or mobile lying around? Donate it Pay for someone else’s meal today Feeling inspired? Make a meal for your family or roommates Make your voice count - sign a petition for a good cause Feed … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness
Leave a kind message anywhere (in a library book, on a computer etc.) Share today’s food with your neighbour! Make someone’s day – tell a friend why you appreciate them Someone looking lost? Help them with directions Remember that friend you haven’t seen for ages? Give them a call Feed a stray animal if you … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness
Help an elderly person cross the road or up the stairs Be someone’s shoulder to cry on Make a conscious effort to recycle Help someone carry their pushchair up/down the stairs Someone looking lost? Help them with directions Good servicing requires a lot of effort; tip them! Go green – don’t waste paper Pay for … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness. Make it a RAK Movement and Keep at it
Knuckle Down Meaning: Getting sincere about something; applying oneself seriously to a job. Two impromptu Ice-breaker speeches - moving towards Goal 1. Did not win prize, got a participation certificate but the pleasure was in audience individuals - rank strangers coming back not just complimenting but quoting me 'VERBATIM' and saying, they loved it, they would like … Continue reading Random Phrases, My Day and Creativity
Taking public transport? Offer your seat to someone else Give up your seat on the tube/bus Bake for your neighbour Know someone going through something you’ve been through? Give them advice Apologise to someone you may have hurt Make a hot beverage for a friend/family Is that litter on the floor? Pick it up and … Continue reading Keep At It. RAK is a Movement – Random Acts of Kindness Daily.
Purchase ethical goods Know someone going through something you’ve been through? Give them advice Smile at a stranger Lend a friend a book you think they’d like Buy someone a coffee Neighbour’s lawn looking messy? Offer to mow it Let someone know how much you appreciate them Save your family some time and buy their … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness. RAK Movement. Keep At It.
Love Free verse by jay Because I did not love for Love, it did "kindly" love for me. Love, Love, everywhere, Yet not a Dolla$ to love.:) Don't believe that the $ollar is distant? the deer is Close beyond belief. Never forget the close-knit and hand-to-hand dear. The desire that's really innate, Above all others … Continue reading My Free Verse Poem called LOVE. Have fun 🙂 🙂 🙂
Like Father Like Son Meaning: Resembling one's parents in terms of appearance or behavior. Yes. The receding hairline on my forehead and rear part of head do make me resemble like my father but he was dark brown, I am pale brown in skin - may be because my mom was fair skinned. Back To the Drawing … Continue reading Random Phrases, Creativity, My Day !
We all love surprises! Buy someone an unexpected gift Be someone’s shoulder to cry on Surroundings looking messy? Tidy up the area around you Let someone know how much you appreciate them Pay for someone’s bus ticket Visit a friend who’s sick Who will be making dinner for your family today? Tag, you’re it! Say … Continue reading RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness. Keep At It.
Say good morning/afternoon/evening to a stranger Start the day right – make breakfast for everyone It can get lonely when you are old, pay your grandparents a visit See someone struggling with lots of bags? Offer to help them Open the door for someone Forgive someone who has wronged you Gift someone something they complimented … Continue reading RAK – Random Acts of Kindness Movement. Keep at it!
I have often said that Just by Watching you can Observe a Lot 🙂 and having an investigator, fraud detectors training helps. Let Her Rip Meaning: Permission to start, or it could mean 'go faster!' The Three Focus areas are clear to me now. 1. Toast Masters - TOCK ( like in Tick-Tock of the clock) journey … Continue reading Creativity, Day’s Progress, Random Phrases and Observing my thoughts
Sometimes, I have dilemma. Mostly the decision is about People who come in my life, stay there, get benefitted, some reciptrocate, some don't. Some cost me money, some Time, Some deep efforts and some simply gifts and for some I give all that I have. Then come some moments, decisive when the masks are unpeeled, … Continue reading Jay’s Tantra: To resolve a Dilemma
An Original Song by Z-Jay She gets on with life as a professor, She's a stupid kinda gal. She likes snappy emails on Sundays, She likes lying and hiding truth in the week. She likes to contemplate Fords. But when she starts to daydream, Her mind turns straight to BMWs. Five six seven eight... Sometimes … Continue reading Fords By Z-Jay’s Band – I’d singh thish song if I had a band some day 🙂
By Z-Jay's Band A Love Song For Edie - Funny Song 🙂 This one's for you Lord Pondicherry! My love for you is like the most rude onion, Your face reminds me of intelligent spiders, Together, we are like muffins and pepper. Oh darling Edie, My rude onion, My intelligent carrot, The perfect companion to … Continue reading Our Rude Onion Love
I did two Udemy courses today. One on Impromptu speaking - most wonderful experience. Another on Humourous speeches. Not great. Shot In the Dark Meaning: An attempt that has little chance for success. Waiting for the proverbial Godot. A friend offered something big, then began playing unavailable, then asked concept note. Sent it in all earnest. Let's … Continue reading Random Phrases today. Creativity. Progress.
Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all Readers. A very auspicious day. One of the 3.5 days of Muhurtha - when beginning a new thing is considered Good. I started with a long walk, Ganapati Darshan and returned with many thoughts, ideas about a start and towards noon got lazy and just slept. Wake Up Call Meaning: An occurance … Continue reading Jay, Creativity, Random Phrases and Daily Weblog
Pay for someone’s bus ticket Make someone’s day – tell a friend why you appreciate them See someone struggling with lots of bags? Offer to help them Send a thank you card to someone who has made a difference in your life (a friend, family member, teacher etc.) Gift someone something they complimented you for … Continue reading RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness today.
I believe in Bio-Rhythms. Have done so for over 30 years - ever since I read the book about the research on Bio-rhythms and wanted to buy the Japanese - CASIO watch which showed 3 biorhythms - Physical, Emotional and Intellectual. They also sold Cards in those days where you can calculate your critical days … Continue reading Strange Bio-Rhythms, Random Phrases, creativity and Daily WebLog 🙂
Jay's Tantra technique is to turn to Bible and Gita on a day when he is faced with a dilemma and seek support and answers from God. Today, I have no dilemma still I turn to God for answers. Random verse from Bible that came my way is : 1 Samuel 2:2 Passage: "There is … Continue reading Jay’s Tantra day: No dilemma today. Still turning to God for answers
Two Down, One to Go Meaning: Two things have been completed, but there is one more that has yet to be finished. I finished two article writing and two presentations now one more to go. Going is tough but it gets going. Easy As Pie Meaning: Something that is easy. Parting was so damned easy, why did I drag … Continue reading Creativity: Random phrases for Friday and how my day went.
Help someone improve, give them constructive feedback Someone looking lost? Help them with directions Support a small, local business as a customer Buy more ethically sourced foods Fight climate change – go vegetarian for today! Make a hot beverage for a friend/family Go green – don’t waste paper Wardrobe overflowing? Donate clothes to a charity … Continue reading Friday- RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness
Help someone academically – lend them your study notes Read a good book recently? Pass it on to someone else Surprise your parents with flowers Make amends with someone you may have wronged Is that litter on the floor? Pick it up and bin it Remember that friend you haven’t seen for ages? Give them … Continue reading Tuesday – RAK Movement – Random Acts of Kindness
Treat a friend – buy them lunch! Empty your wallet for charity Give up your seat on the tube/bus Make someone’s day – tell a friend why you appreciate them Buy more ethically sourced foods We all need help sometimes; offer someone a helping hand Save water – turn the tap off when brushing your … Continue reading RAK Movement- Friday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe
Feed a stray animal if you spot one Surprise your parents with flowers Buy more ethically sourced foods Surroundings looking messy? Tidy up the area around you Say good morning/afternoon/evening to a stranger Help a younger student with their work Make someone a cup of coffee Send a thank you card to someone who has … Continue reading RAK Movement- Thursday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe
Word Count: 621 Summary: Want to Hyperscale and boost profits and gain market share? Here are some things you can do to gain a bigger piece of the pie. Article Body: The competition is fierce and advertising budgets are tighter than ever whether you are a Startupper, Startpreneur, Solopreneur, Woman Entrepreneur or SME. We … Continue reading Wednesday Mentor: 12 Sales-Boosting Strategies
Make a conscious effort to recycle We all love surprises! Buy someone an unexpected gift Surroundings looking messy? Tidy up the area around you Bake something for your family/friends Know someone who is not coping very well? Give them a call Buy someone a coffee Reconnect with your grandparents or an elderly person you know … Continue reading RAK Movement- Wednesday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe
Share your lunch with a friend Buy more ethically sourced foods Neighbour’s lawn looking messy? Offer to mow it Put your phone down and have a conversation with a friend Feeling inspired? Make a meal for your family or roommates Help a younger student with their work Help someone improve, give them constructive feedback We … Continue reading RAK Movement- Wednes Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe
Help an elderly person cross the road or up the stairs Recycle 3 things today Share today’s food with your neighbour! Good servicing requires a lot of effort; tip them! Hug your parents Let someone know how much you appreciate them No matter how annoying they can be, tell your siblings how much you appreciate … Continue reading RAK Movement- Tuesday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe