The Unknown Average #WriteBravely

The Unknown Average

The alarm rings continuously. One of the figures on the bed lies still, the other one stirs. Looks at her cupped palms and recites:                          “Karagre vasate Lakshmi…. Kara madhye…..” She bends down and touches the ground reverently and steps out noiselessly. As if her … Read more

The Greatest Treasure In Life

“Will you be alright Teddy? I know that losing a job is not easy, just hang in there and ask me if you need money or anything else.” “Rosa, I will be okay, the greatest treasure of my life is still here. As long as you’re with me, I am the king of the world.” … Read more

An Evening Stroll

Hold my hand darling, please don’t leave it. Yes dad, I will not leave you and run away, don’t worry. I taunt him and we laugh. It is difficult these days to say anything. Words have to be chosen carefully, for some hurt him and some bring tears to my eyes. Both of us try … Read more

Break Some Rules, You Will Be Fine #MondayMusings

Break some rules, you will be fine. We all have had tough times growing up, how we deal with it makes a big difference. This post first appeared on Ishithaa

Forgiveness and Second Chances

Can’t you see me, making all this noise Banging on your window, flailing my arms Is it so difficult or have you gone so far Am I just a shadow, a figment of your dreams What about those dreams, together we wove Remnants of that fabric still in my closet True I was a coward, … Read more

Quitting, Too Tempting? #FridayRelections

Have you ever felt like quitting? Giving up something even when you have no reason to? I have always struggled with this. Going on long streaks without doing anything I love – reading, writing or even socializing. I call them breaks but I know they are not breaks of any kind. Treading through rough patches … Read more

Empathy Makes You Human

Legs, hands, arms, face. Heart, brain, feelings. These and much more make us human beings. Not colour, race, religion or even sexual orientation. Heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, transgender – christian, muslim, hindu – these are not what classify people. Why is it so difficult for you to understand a person who is different from you? We … Read more

Thankful Thursdays | January 05

It is a new year, a new beginning, a new calendar and 365 days which we’ve never seen before. The year started off well, though it has just been 5 days into the new year, it already feels like this will be a great one! How did you celebrate your new year? Was it just … Read more

The Calling | Priya Kumar | Book Review

The Calling is a spiritual adventure. It is an encounter with the truth, the wisdom and the force that is innate to us all. At the brink of a divorce and personal breakdown, Arjun took a trip into the heart of the Himalayas, on the insistence of a sadhu, who predicted that the journey up … Read more

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