Be In Tune With Life

The old piano had been shoved aside to make room for a modern decoration.Besides, it was out of tune. The sound of it set one’s teeth on edge like the taste of sour grapes… And then came someone who loved music and who saw the piano’s possibilities.

The old instrument found itself rebuilt into a thing of beauty. And, best of all, it was tuned by an expert. Now again it could give forth beautiful harmonies at the touch of skilled and loving fingers.

People too, get out of tune with life. They need someone to believe in their possibilities, someone to bring out the beauty and the music that is in them. Everyone has a song within him. We can, if we will, help it to be heard.

Quote: “What you think of yourself is much more important than what others think of you.” – Seneca

About John Parankimalil

John Parankimalil, SDB, M.A. (English), M.Ed, Ph.D (Education), popularly known as P.D. Johny is a member of the Salesians of Don Bosco. He is presently the Rector and Principal of Don Bosco College, Tura, Meghalaya and Director of Don Bosco College of Teacher Education, Tura. He received the 1st Computer Literacy Excellence Award from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the President of India in August 2002 and the Guruvar Best Teacher Award from Shri Kapil Sibal, HRD Union Minister in 2009. He was formerly Principal of St Anthony's Higher Secondary School, Shillong and National President of All India Association of Catholic Schools (AINACS), New Delhi and the Charter President of Rotary Club of Orchid City, Shillong. He has authored several books. He is an Eduationist, Story-Teller and Leadership Trainer. He conducts seminars for Principals, Teachers, Students and Parents. His popular books include, He Can Who Thinks He Can (Macmillan), An Elocution Manual (Orient Longman), Progressive Parenting (Unicorn), Inspirational Stories for Purposeful Living (Babhani) The Way to Success and Happiness (Savio), How to Win Over Your Problems (Babhani), The Secrets of High Achievers (Babhani).
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