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Make Hay While the Sun Shines

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Make Hay While the Sun Shines: Date: 29th Jan, 2012
Time Duration: Five Minutes
(The Beginning)
Honorable personalities on the Chair, very much Respected and cherished authorities on to the dais, esteemed decision maker judges, dear intellectual thoughtful orators and my all very much awakened mighty listeners, please accept the best wishes and greetings from this Anubhav Jain standing before you all today. Dear all, before you start listening to my words today, let me guide you that they all, the words, are to be attached or annexed with the so much kindling topic MAKE HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES. And let me warn you, all, that, if any of my words makes you think of your very own life, then it is not just the sheer coincidence, but the very objective of these next a few minutes. Do feel about yourself, if you can. I will be more than honored.
(The Body)
Make hay while the Sun Shines, the line motivates us to do work while there is sunshine… The audience should not infer the much tempting meaning of the same: “Don’t work in the night, while the Sun is not shining”…
So what is hay for us? What do we want to be, a qualified professional, CA, Doctor or MBA? A rich man, family man etc. etc. Why? It gives us pleasure? We want happiness, ultimate objective & desire. So how do we get it? Make Hay While the Sun Shines – they answer us.
So what is it about? Doing hard work… Doing the best until there is time, with all dedication, sincerity… right? How many of you think hard-work always pay?
Barbara Kingsolver quotes in her book Animal Dreams– “Why does a person even get up in the morning? You have breakfast, you floss your teeth so you'll have healthy gums in your old age, and then you get in your car and drive down and die. Life is so stupid I can't stand it.”
Does hard work really pay?
NO. Then why do they say make Hay while the sun shines? Is it wrong?
No… may be, what we took from it is wrong… The deception we have made with this line. May be, the man who wrote it had something else in his mind.
It actually says get ready, be prepared for what is to come… And what it is which is going to come?
Death… People call me young man, they say you have so much time… I wonder how they know how much I am going to live… The death is so much unpredictable, so is life…
Whatever we do is for a purpose, our hay to be made to fulfill that purpose, to be happy. How will that purpose be fulfilled? Shall we not concentrate on the other possibilities too?
We have to make HAY, stay happy, enjoy every moment, until the sun is shining, that is, death is far. We cannot loose hearts to failures; we cannot shut life with all time working. We have to live life, fully in what we do. It doesn’t negate hard work, but it negates the NOT being happy in doing hard work.
Mitch Albom in his bestselling novel “Tuesdays with Morrey” says “Everyone knows they are going to die but nobody believes it. If we did, we would do things differently. We kid ourselves about death but there is better approach. To be prepared for it anytime. That way you can actually be MORE involved in your life while you’re living.”
“The truth is: Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.”
(The Ending)
The life through this simple line “make Hay While the Sun shines” simply but silently warns: Hey man, wake up before you won’t be able to rise without other’s help. And do what is needed to be done, for others, for your this world, and for your upcoming, very much curious other world.
Dear all, allow me to stop here and order your own hearts to start “Self Introspecting”… let’s make life purposeful, unlike animals, dear awakened human souls… let’s make life purposeful.
Live it, love it…

Thank You All…

Anubhav Jain…...

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