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Study Skills

Concepts, Practices, Tips & Techniques to make your entrance preparation more effective.Getting to the Top
Yes... you have a desire - to become a Doctor or Engineer. To acquire a top rank in Med/Engg. Entrance you should have a systematic and well planned preparation. This section will give you tips and techniques to perfect your preparation. SETTING GOALS
If you want to achieve success in life then you should have a definite aim. You must dare to think Big and Dream Big. You must be clear about what you want to achieve. Setting specific goals is the first step towards greater achievements. Always aim to be the best. If you don't have any specific plan in your life yet, then make up your mind to frame your aim now itself. Set your Goals...Now!
Once you have chosen your goals, write them in your personal diary. Write down your short-term goals and long-term goals. Now your intermediate goal is to gain a top rank in entrance exam. Your goals should be: - SMARTS - Specific
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The Lighter Side of Communion

(Communion is a rite of a Christian church in which bread and wine is served to baptized Christians.)
Of all the rituals and colorful ceremonies that children see performed in church, perhaps the most misunderstood of all is the sacrament of Communion. Seeing the bread and wine (or grape juice) used in this rite, children often think that refreshments are being served.
Attending his first Mass, one small boy listened as the altar boys rang the bells for the consecration, and yelled, "Come and get it!" Whereupon those who were to take Communion went and got it.
A boy of three was intrigued by the Communion rite and watched every move of the priest until he finished by wiping the chalice. Then the boy turned to his mother and said, "He's doing dishes, Mom... now can we go home?"
Kneeling beside his mother at Mass after she returned from taking Communion, a boy asked, "How does that pill taste?" Since she was praying silently to herself, she didn't a…

Giving

Give what you have.
To some one, it may
be better than
you dare to think.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Somehow, not only for Christmas
But all the long year through
The joy that you give to others
Is the joy that comes back to you.

John Greenleaf Whittier
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
Sir James Matthew Barrie
Let us think about each other and help each other to show love and do good deeds.
Heb. 10:24
If there are poor among you, in one of the towns of the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not be selfish or greedy toward them. But give freely to them, and freely lend them whatever they need.
Deut. 15:7-8
You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments that stand out are the moments when you have done thing for others.
Henry Drummond
Give and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, they will pour into your lap. For whatever measure you deal out to others, it will be dealt to you in…

Love

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous, it does not brag, and it is not proud. Love is not rude, is not selfish and does not get upset with others. Love does not count up wrongs that have been done. Love is not happy with evil but is happy with the truth. Love patiently accepts all things. It always trusts, always hopes, and always remains strong.
1 Cor. 13:4-7
It is far better to forgiveandforget than to resent and remember.
Anonymous
I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
and because I cannot do everything,
I will not refuse to do the something that
I can do.

Edward Everett Hale's pledge to the Lend-a-Hand Society
Kindnesss is Christianity with its working clothes on.
Anonymous
We must not only give what we have; we must also give what we are.
Cardinal Mercia
The great acts of love are done by those who are habitually performingsmall acts of kindness.
Anonymous
Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, …