“As you’re growing up and you’re close, you can’t trust anyone the way you trust your sister, but also they have the power to wound you in ways no one else really does.” —Ally Condie This quote I read on Instagram struck me like lightning, took me to my past. It was the first day of a cold November when my mother gave birth to … Continue reading Sister – a Loveable Enigma
‘Madhama’ (foreigner lady) is what we used to call our maternal grandma out of pure love. Her actual name was ‘Mariyama’, derived from holy mother Mary’s name, and to us, she was the epitome of sacrifices. Yes, that’s what she was, divine love, a pure God-fearing soul who knew nothing else besides loving us. In her younger days, she was a petite, skinny figure with flourishing, … Continue reading My grandmother, who lived to be 101!
Life is full of bittersweet memories; memories that make you cry, some memories that make you smile. For Jenifer and I, Kerala was a home away from home. It was a welcome respite from the humdrum and monotony of city life. It was a strange world, after all. A world of the dismal ant -elephant whose disappearance was thrilling to watch, a world where we … Continue reading Summer vacations !!
Destination: Goa, NorthNumber of days spent: 5 (including travel days)Accompanied by: colleagues, 8 of them. Please fasten your seat belts said the sweet voice of the beautiful air hostess. The feeling that we are about to rise high and suspend in air for a about 2 hours 35 mins gave me a little chill like usual but the feeling that I am hitting the paradise … Continue reading Goa – Relished by the soul of a wanderlust human!
The most important challenge we face today is parenting. It is only recently when I attended a workshop by Ms Gloria Burrett, Integrative Child Psychotherapist, I got an insight into this topic which I am sharing with you what was my take away from the workshop. The punchline that hit me hard was that “sometimes better parenting starts with improving ourselves.” and it is so … Continue reading Better you, make you a better parent!
Every performance I watched made me think “I wish I were there.” Continue reading The rhymes of my anklet matched my heartbeats.
Story of my little sister, how she managed to kill cats out of love. Continue reading Serial killer !
Forgiveness is a godly trait which is quite difficult to emulate. So what is forgiveness? On a frequent basis, we come across a beautiful word ‘forgiveness‘. Be it social media or a preacher, forgiveness is given a new definition every day. Beautiful wallpapers with enchanting quotes about this magic locution grab our attention, and we always say wow! That’s meaningful. We copy paste these quotes … Continue reading The Power Of Forgiveness
The worst part about owning a pet is having to say goodbye, and that goodbye often feels far too soon. I had always wanted to keep a pet; this desire grew stronger after my sister went to a boarding school in Kerala. Not that we were genuinely in love with each other, but I missed my fighting companion. Ah well, I would instead say I … Continue reading ‘Love’….Unconditional!!
Wordsworth said, ‘A child is the father of man‘. First impressions formed in childhood leave an impression in the deep recesses of one’s heart. Some are sublime, yet others bitter. Since childhood, we are taught to please others. One had to emulate perfection everywhere; be the stud of your peers, be the impeccably groomed kid when guests visit us. Oh! How can I not … Continue reading Break Free !!
I had finished my board exams and was free from studies for a while. That is when one of my friends declared that she was joining a Call Center and asked me if I would be interested. A package of 15k! Wow!! Back in those days, it was good money. While I was convincing myself to nod yes to the opportunity zillions of thoughts … Continue reading The Night At The Call Center
When I am not ready to give up and with all the courage and faith, I sat there holding my pen prepared to pounder my thoughts onto the untouched clear folio, and I asked my self is this small sheet of paper enough to arrest my notion or if I am ready to face it again? The remoteness of me from the triumph was … Continue reading Spring Is Finally Here!