As I shared the details of a recent conversation with an acquaintance, on my Facebook page recently and was both pleased and surprised and the attention it garnered. On hindsight however, I wondered, why is it that we, with all of our intelligence and knowledge, us of the highest order of development, fail to realise […]
Why We Need To Let Go of What We Truly Want Yesterday on my Facebook page, I came across a beautiful picture and post that spoke about how we don’t ever yearn and cajole the sun to rise, we simply trust in the knowing that it will, every morning. It reminded me of how we […]
I’ll see you there, in that happy place Where joy and happiness fill the air Where laughter knows no bounds I’ll see you there Where smiles are shared And hugs are free Where colours light our world I’ll see you there Where life is lived with ease and light Where flowers line our paths I’ll […]
Have you forgotten who you truly are? If in this hasty life, where hurries and worries press upon your day, Let me remind you of who you truly are, For I remember. I remember that… You are the most beautiful, most amazing child of the Universe You deserve above all else to live a joy-filled, […]
When I was a young slip of a child in Primary school, we went through a mad phase of collecting each others autographs. The logic quite defies me now, as we were all going on to the same secondary school mainly, but the excitement of getting someone else to fill in your book with corny […]
I have recently been contemplating the word Work a lot and I have been wondering whether the word work conjures the same mental images for you as it does for me? You see, when I think of the word Work, I think of effort and difficulty and…not so much pain, but certainly not ease.
Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” ~ Shel Silverstein
We so very often live our lives in fear of making mistakes, making wrong decision. We seem to have embedded within ourselves this perception that every single choice we make has to be the absolutely correct one. Perhaps it is the nature of the society we live in, dictated to by achievement exams, seemingly final career […]
Unlike the title of the post, this post really is not about baking. Neither will it contain a recipe for a cake, far more than that, it contains a story that every person who has ever eaten, cooked or baked may relate to.
Before I had a child, I had always been focussed, purposeful, goal-driven. I invariably achieved most of what I had set out to…and yet, and perhaps it is meant to be so, in my parenting journey and subsequently in much of my life since, I have had to learn and re-learn the lessons of ‘letting […]