THE CALLING

When the desire for longing is strong, the calling will come. In my vision before I went, it was almost real, in reality it was like a surreal dream, and now, it is a living, palpable vibration that I carry along with me. Words fall short, if one has to describe the individual experiences thatContinue reading “THE CALLING”

Surya Pahar- an enigma

It was a calling from the mother of a patient of ours. We had lost this young, beautiful girl to breast cancer about 2 years ago,but our connections with the family were intact, as happens with many of our patients. This mother, was no ordinary woman. She had survived several storms in her life, andContinue reading “Surya Pahar- an enigma”

THAT TRIP TO KENOSHA

                                                                                    Almost three decades ago, as a newly married coy bride, it was a mandatory custom in the family tradition to make a visit to all relatives, far and near, to seek their blessings. It is amazing at how societial structures have come into being, and how these customs have shaped the kinds of livesContinue reading “THAT TRIP TO KENOSHA”

The Amish Way of Life

February 2019, Lancaster,  Pennysylvania Little did I know that one day I would be able to visit an Amish Village and try to have a deeper understanding of the Amish way of life. This most unexpected visit happened due to the meticulous planning of my friend Tina who wanted me to have an offbeat experienceContinue reading “The Amish Way of Life”

Adventure of the lost suitcase (based on a true story)

                               I looked at myself with great pride as I saw a glimpse of myself on the reflection of the showcase in which I stood. I was in a swanky store in the heart of London along with my fellow mates who were all products of the same batch. However, I knew that I stoodContinue reading “Adventure of the lost suitcase (based on a true story)”

A note of gratitude to all who I thought had wronged me

At the time I was angry. I felt let down, resentful, betrayed…because I felt that you had wronged me. I felt that you had placed obstacles on my path to progress… success… happiness. But now when I look back, I realise that you actually helped me on my path. Had you not done what youContinue reading “A note of gratitude to all who I thought had wronged me”

Lessons in Trust learnt at a car rally

Just the other day, Google Images threw up this picture as a reminder of an event that took place six years ago. It was almost serendipitous as the lesson I learnt on that occasion is something that I am having to draw heavily upon in these days of uncertainty. I confess to being quite aContinue reading “Lessons in Trust learnt at a car rally”

One morning at Elliot’s Beach

A couple of months back, I was visiting Chennai for a particular work.  A day before my return I decided to take an early morning trip to Elliot’s Beach at 6 AM to witness another day of glorious sunrise and pay my humble gratitude to the Universe. The Elliot’s Beach lies at the tip of theContinue reading “One morning at Elliot’s Beach”

A prayer for new beginnings

In many parts of India, new year is celebrated today. And how apt that is as it is also the advent of spring, a season that brings fresh hope as the first leaves appear on the trees starting yet another cycle in the circle of life. Normally this day would mean visiting relatives and friendsContinue reading “A prayer for new beginnings”

The Ressurection

Its Easter the holiest day in the Christian calendar, the day of resurrection of Jesus Christ. His Victory over Death and our eternal redemption. We can see the ushering in of springtime as well, as we can hear the vibrant sound and smell in the air as the Earth reawakens. Its the time to welcomeContinue reading “The Ressurection”

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