Category: Life’s Lessons

Fiction, Life's Lessons

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, …

Life's Lessons, Thoughts

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 …

Life's Lessons, Thoughts

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 …

Gratitude, I Me Mine, Life's Lessons, Thoughts

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 …

Life's Lessons, Review

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 …

Fiction, Life's Lessons

Remember Me

The wind rustled the leaves on the concrete slab, lifting them up from here and putting them down somewhere farther away. Remember Me first appeared on Ishithaa.

Life's Lessons

To Go Back In Time

Someone asked me recently if I had the chance to go back in time and reverse one thing in life, what would that thing be. This is written for BlogAThon Day 6 where the prompt is Wishful Thinking.

Life's Lessons

Counting the Blessings

  It is a not so rare story where two best friends become almost strangers owing to the gap that time and distance builds. The said friends both understand and accept their situation and lead their lives normally. Then suddenly, out of the blue, totally unpredictably they walk into each other in an aisle in …

Life's Lessons

It Is Me They Call Unworthy

There are no more tears They just don’t come Just like you they too have abandoned me Not even my tears are mine Not even they stick by me Like you they too have become traitors And yet it is me they call unworthy I loved, you faked I cried, you laughed You broke me …