Dr John Celes

(14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Life's Purpose


Life is for giving, not taking;
Life is for making, not faking;
Life is for sharing, not stacking;
Life is to see our brethren, smile and laugh.

Life is for setting an example glowing, not pretending;
Life is for interpreting rightly, not in misinterpreting;
Life is for helping others, not asking for aid;
Life is to bring cheer onto the poor and common man’s face!

Life is for doing good, not expecting;
Life is for emulating, not acting;
Life is for leading, not misleading;
Life is to make the world, a better place for all to live!

Submitted: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

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