Eight Things I’m Grateful for in Jaunty July July was pretty much uneventful, most parts of it; so I am assuming. But possibly I’m being partly judgemental. Judging my jaunty July without really considering the details-not a good idea! If I look deep into the recesses of the month, there was actually some interesting… Read More Eight Things I’m Grateful for in July 2018: #GratitudeCircle #MondayMusings #mg
What could possibly have prompted someone to write this powerful quote: “Faith Can Move Mountains” ? The origin of this supremely motivating quote is from the holy Bible. It was recorded in the 1582 Rheims Bible, in Matthew XXI 21, as: “If you shall have faith, and stagger not, … and if you shall… Read More Faith Can Move Mountains: #MondayMusings
A quarter of a brand new year is over; almost. Yet, it seemed the shortest month of the year, was the longest. Simple ironies of life, you see. February reared its wicked head at me in more ways than one. But instead of bludgeoning it with the defeatist question, “Why me?” I looked it straight… Read More Thawing My Frosty February:#MondayMusings #MondayBlogs #GratitudeCircle
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” – Joseph P. Kennedy (1888-1969) These beautiful lines by Joseph P. Kennedy, Father of U.S. President John F.Kennedy, has been my mantra for life, for the longest I can even remember. Probably way back when I was in school. This quote speaks volumes, in such less… Read More When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going:#MondayMusings
My #MondayMusings is late by a few days, but I’m traveling and I’m trying my best to be as “nurturing” as can be. After all that’s the Word of the Year #WOTY for me. The amazing, Corinne of Write Tribe suggested we all have a Word of the Year, and I thought it was a brilliant idea.… Read More Nurturing: #MondayMusings #WOTY
Yes, “Been there, Doon that!” Doon here reads as Dehradoon, the quaint, little city nestled in Uttarakhand’s, Himalayan Doon valley, about 30 kms away from the popular hill station, Moussourie. Recently I was at Dehradoon for the Valley of Words 2017, an international literature and arts festival that was held in partnership with IndiBlogger. Indiblogger… Read More Been There, Doon That: #MondayMusings
Khalil Gibran, On Joy and Sorrow Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine… Read More On Joy and Sorrow: #MondayMusings
So what’s that thing about winters; that special thing that a few of us love to love, and many love to hate? Do you ever wonder what could it be?
Walk a mile in my shoes And I will teach you a lesson or two; Of taking life in your stride When the hooded snake of challenge strikes.
Last Sunday I went and got inked. For the fourth time. :-)) This time it was kind of impromptu. Though the 18-year-old had been toying with the idea of us getting inked together for a while now, I had been putting it off each time. I believe you have to be in a certain frame… Read More #MondayMusings: For The Love of Ink