What would be Life if not for the ups and the downs? Would we relish the good times, if we were not challenged through the harder ones? In retrospect, it's easier. Yet, most of us freak out when faced with trying times. When we are able to negotiate peacefully through tough times, we start to … Continue reading How to deal with difficult times in life?
I am a spendthrift. Do you know what I like spending most on. Of course, clothes. Like a typical girl, my closet is full of all the variety. Being Indian, I can't get away with the love for bright reds, pinks and purples. Everytime, I have to go to India, and ever since e-commerce has … Continue reading My closet full of clothes
Sometimes I have these conversations in my head.Of you and me!And the universe conspiring.Of love and hatred,Of right and wrong,Of black and white,Of truth and lies,Of the reasons we were,And of the reasons we weren't.Of the love we had in our souls,And of the lust which broke us apart.Sometimes I have these images in my … Continue reading The conversations
Ah that silence again !The silence creeping inside the bones,The silence numbing you from inside,The silence which gnaws at you from within,No it's not that peace there,It's the lull before the storm,Or is it the one after devastation! Do you know what comes after it?Another jumble of thoughts!Those pieces of jigsaw puzzle which do not … Continue reading The dreadful silence
We create the walls and then we get suffocated by them In a far away village, and old man lay on his charpai ( bed made of ropes ). It had been a tiring day. His old bones cracked due to fatigue, and all he wanted was to sleep. Sleep evaded him today. A cold … Continue reading The Walls around us
The other day I wanted to see movie Contagion. Somehow, I ended up seeing the movie Pandemic. So the movie starts with two friends in an Australian beach, one of them is travelling back home to America. At the beach many birds and animals are seen dead. By the time, the boy boards his flight, … Continue reading Lessons learnt during COVID-19 !
I am back with my Thursday Thoughts. Writing one blog post a week! Is it such a big deal? Well, some days it is, especially in the crazy times we are living in. There was a time, when i started my blog and I could write daily. I thought I could change the world with … Continue reading TALK IT OUT!
As I sit reflecting back over the years gone by, I wonder what went wrong over the years. When I was a small child, I never heard the religious discussions either in my family, school or neighborhood. There was only one Muslim family I knew, and only thing which was different about them was that … Continue reading The Great Indian Divide !!
When I came across this decade hop, I was excited. I could have written my autobiography, yet when I sat down, I deleted 3 full posts and found nothing I write would do justice to the transformation within me. Whenever a major calamity or a tragedy, natural or man-made happens in life, it changes you. … Continue reading The Midas Touch
"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / But in ourselves, that we are underlings."Have you ever realized how lucky you are just because you are alive?Have you ever thought what it feels to know that you have cancer, and your days are numbered? What if this cancer survivor is a child? A … Continue reading Book Review : The fault in Our Stars – John Green