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Guilty and Charged

I completely realized that what I had done was wrong. I would have felt better if I hadn’t. It would have felt good to justify myself and blame the other person. But didn’t want to. I felt remorseful, pained and … Continue reading

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What’s the point with words?

Sometimes I wrote cos those words wouldn’t stop coming from somewhere deep inside, and I felt I would suffocate if I didn’t get them down on paper. I wrote in glitter pens- when life was good; in pencils- when I … Continue reading

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When yet another paper gets rejected…

They didn’t ask me how I dealt with all my rejections. But when 3 research papers were finally published, they asked: “How did you go about it?”  or “Could you teach me how to write a paper?” The only answer … Continue reading

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Risking your reputation

“But the phenomenon of reputation is a delicate thing. A person rises on a word and falls on a syllable.” –Don Delillo A young highly qualified physiotherapist is being accused of sexually harassing a client. The case has been highlighted … Continue reading

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Those memories

I will treasure our memories Like feathers- tucked away Between book pages. Like precious shells, colored Glass pieces, marbles, and 3 D cards, In a tiny cardboard box. Like balloons, from the exhibition, Tied to the gate, For fear, they … Continue reading

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The Photograph

One day, I’ll be a picture on the wall too. Probably a smiling one, Cos that’s what we tend to do, When they click. Unlike the ones which, Decorate or deface, The walls of our grandparents. From those days, When … Continue reading

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Come Thirsty

It was the beginning of another year. She felt like life was pressing on her from every side. Darkness threatened to subdue her spirit. An overwhelming sense of helplessness and hopelessness engulfed her. And she was afraid. Afraid that she … Continue reading

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Being open to feedback

“And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord“. 2 Samuel 12: 1 “He who disdains instruction despises his own soul, but he who heeds rebuke gets understanding”. Proverbs 15:32 Sonia was told by her patient that her … Continue reading

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being true to yourself

“This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.”- Shakespeare Being true to oneself. Bronnie Ware, an Australian nurse who worked with … Continue reading

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A time for everything under the sun

Oh the smile, the first smile, our first smile. How it felt then: to breathe in the fragrance of the lime tree, To listen to the silence of the park- To look up at each other suddenly and marvel until … Continue reading

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