16 thoughts on “A good lesson- Praxy

  1. Praxy — What a Beautiful Post.

    Life is all about carrying on with what ever we have left .. good to the Last Drop or String .

    Another way of putting it across – ‘ get your butt on the boat and go for it ‘
    It is All about Courage to Move Ahead and not giving up half way .

    Thanks for this wonderful and very inspirational event that happened in our own life time.

    eagleD

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    • Yes Deepthie it is a very good lesson for us to learn . Whatever life brings us and whatever hardships we face if we are courageous to delve into the deep and find a solution we can always becsuccessful. That reminded me about one line of a poem that I was taught at school when I was a child and it ended “he while his companions slept was toiling right into the night” . I think he discovered some important thing by working hard into the night. I wish I could remember that poem. Praxy

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      • Henry Longfellow.Quote.
        “The heights of great men reached and kept, was not by sudden flight but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.”
        A good lesson for success life in general. Eddie.

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    • Dear Deepthie
      Yes that is a linethat I used to think often but could not remember the full text. Thanks to Eddie now I can remember the full text. Praxy

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  2. Dear Praxy,
    I think this is a living example of how determination will resolve to keep going in spite of the road blocks encounter ed on the way.

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  3. Thank you Praxy.This is the story of life itself.Making the best of what one has on hand on every occasion.Talking of a two stringed instrument is the Erhu, the Chinese fiddle.Once, in transit through Singapore Changi airport, I heard a man play this instrument.The music created on the Erhu was divine. Eddie.

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  4. I admire his talent & perseverance. Great man.
    Like Deepthie mentioned – Life is all about carrying on with whatever we have left.
    – From another Polio victim.

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    • Dear Seelan
      You are a living example of how one can achieve great heights in spite of some disabilities. I admire your wonderful qualities . You persevered and your perseverance has been rewarded.👨‍🎓 Well done.😊Praxy

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  5. Dear all
    On the subject of great quotes from great people I wonder if any of you can tell me the words of the following poems
    “The wraggle taggle gypsies”
    This begins with: There were 3 gypsies a come to my door and downstairs ran this a lady oh. One sang high the other sang low and the third sang Bonny Bonny biscay oh…..

    A part of the other poem is
    Kiss me mother kiss me and tuck me up in bed, for daddy’a Invention is going to choke me dead…. This is also a poem learnt at school and in my old age Iam reminiscing these .
    Hope some one can help me . Praxy.

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  6. LIFE- is about dealing with what ever we have left ..

    Persevere and victory is yours .

    Thinking of the dramatic The Thai Cave Rescue …

    All about dealing with the odds and persevering for the ultimate success — Saving Lives .

    Keep these kids, their families and the brave men and women who are now dealing with the Rescue Operation now under way .. , .
    Keep this in your thoughts and prayers for the next few days …

    eagled

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  7. Thanks Praxy very inspirational story. Yes lovely music can be produced even with just two strings as Eddie put it. I have listened to professional Erhu players play Chinese music to , pop music to classical music. It was just amazing.

    What ever the odds are keep producing good music with the stings you are left with.

    Nisantha

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