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PATIENCE AS A DUTY
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Blog | July 27, 2020 If you happen to be in an open field when it starts to rain, you hasten to find shelter. This is not cowardice, this is realism. Similarly, when there is an earthquake, you immediately leave your home for an open space. This too is not defeatism, but an acknowledgement of the reality of nature. Where some difficulty arises between man and nature, the solution to t...
PSYCHOLOGY OF SUPER ACHIEVERS
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Weekly Blog | July 20, 2020 The American writer, Charles Garfield, who has made a thorough study of the psychology of peak achievement, says that, “in a study of 90 leaders in business, politics, sports and arts, many spoke of ‘false starts’ but never of ‘failure’. Disappointment spawns greater resolve, growth or change. Moreover, no matter how rough things get, super-achievers al...
THE VALUE OF EDUCATION
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree Blog | July 13, 2020 Education should not be only a means for obtaining a certificate that can fetch one a job. The real aim of education is to make people conscious or aware.  Just as a farmer cultivates a seed, which later transforms into a tree, an educational institution should make a person so intellectually aware that he can complete his evolutionary journey. In fact making peo...
SINCERITY IN CHARACTER
Mualana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Weekly Blog | July 6, 2020 There are two kinds of human behaviour: the sincere and   the insincere. Sincere behaviour is the result of adherence to principles, while insincere behaviour shows a lack of principle. Herbert W. Armstrong, the founder of Plain Truth, a magazine published in the US, observed in an article that in his long professional life, he had occasion to meet hundreds and...
IN REMEMBRANCE OF GOD LIES THE SOLUTION TO STRESS
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | June 29, 2020 Nowadays everyone complains of stress. One common solution for de-stressing is to take a break from work and go sightseeing. This formula has increased tourism, but it has failed to make people free of stress. There is the widespread notion that the holiday culture has only added a new item to the list of stressful things and that is holiday st...