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We Are All One Big Family

Mar 17, 2020, 1 comments, 2 smiles [I hope you are safe and brewing ripples of love all around. I wrote this piece on corona which is completely inspired by all of you in this ecosystem.] The coronavirus is a pandemic with the entire world being threatened with its power. The virus which originated in Wuhan has exponentially engulfed the entire human race sparing no country, caste, gender, borders & income levels. But its beauty still mesmerises me & makes me wonder in amazement. We have always believed in the oneness of the world & inter-connectedness of nature. We are all one big family. The happiness & well-being of one another is a shared responsibility bestowed on this family collectively. In these troubled times, how health from our neighbor to the well-being of a citizen in Italy affects our own health directly has never been so obvious & evident. Whether it’s individuals, states, Giant corporations, Nation’s or continents, we ... Read Full Story

A Different Perspective To Fundraising

Sep 20, 2019, 2 comments, 21 smiles As I run marathons, I have constantly been approached by numerous NGO’s to run for them, and help in fundraising. This fad of fundraising across social media -- where you get requests to donate for a cause -- is not build on generosity & gifting, but in your power & persuasion techniques. It boils down on the strength of your connections, and I feel that joy of giving comes out of a sheer compulsion rather than gratitude. I also hate asking for money, and a lot of times contribute to the NGO in a personal capacity rather than through funds. Probably, I also have a guilt of asking from different people, and sometimes link it with begging. It might sound dramatic, but I have again been requested by an NGO to run the Tata Mumbai Half Marathon. I read the alternate forms of wealth by Nipun Mehta, and these are my reflections ... Read Full Story