Because Love Always Comes Back to Us

  Kafka was once taking a walk in a garden. There, he encountered a little girl sitting by herself, and weeping. Moved, he went over to her and asked, ‘What is the matter little girl?’ The girl said, through her … Continued

Time to Revisit Freedom as We Know It

  Today, the nation is celebrating its 71st year of freedom. 71 years since we overthrew a power that usurped our land, our lives, our so called freedom. But, let us allow ourselves to look at freedom in a slightly … Continued

What Einstein Did When He was Young

What did Einstein do when he was young? Before he became the living definition of what we call a Genius? Imagine that Einstein, who must have been a child once, a child with little hands, and a little head lit … Continued

The Teacher/Mentor Every Student Loves

Teaching children is arguably the most joyful of professions on the planet. It is certainly among the most challenging too. Every teacher worth his/her salt is constantly innovating and most happy to discover better and more effective ways of teaching … Continued

The Extraordinary Intern

    These lines aptly sum up Zahra’s journey with Touching Lives. Not that she was an aimless wanderer before she joined Touching Lives. She had goals and was academically strong. By the time she finished graduation she already knew … Continued

A Rendezvous with the After-School Mentors

    “And the Little Prince broke into a lovely peal of laughter, which irritated me very much. I like my misfortunes to be taken seriously.” Antoine de Saint Exupery in The Little Prince We do this, don’t we? We … Continued

The Rain Meditation

Our wait for the rains is long over, and Mumbai is finally drenched in the monsoon showers. This means many things to many people- dancing in the rain, jumping in the puddles, umbrellas, traffic jams, train delays, or hot chai … Continued

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