Category Archives: self image

A door mat or a stepping stone

Key verse: “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galations 6:9 (NIV) I had taken up yet another assignment for my not so … Continue reading

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Spoilt rich kids

I wish you would Look.  Beyond.  Yourself. And see the world for what it is. For it does not exist- To serve YOU. I’ve heard enough of your petty sufferings, And imagined illnesses. May be you can’t help your tinted … 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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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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My left foot- Christy Brown

Mein Linker Fuss- Christy Brown “They all had interests, career opportunities and goals, to create meaning and wholeness in their lives and to direct their energy into their spheres of action and to create natural means of expression.  I had … Continue reading

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Female infanticide and Feminism

“To all the women, whose life seems an utter mess, Who see neither way out nor a cathedral to confess. To whom survival is the immediate need, Who no advice columns or feminism heed. Listen to me, listen here, I … Continue reading

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Simply being

The distinguished looking lady came to the out patient department of the hospital, entered my room and surprisingly sat down next to me. She seemed to be looking for someone, but was obviously in the wrong place. She had greeted … Continue reading

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To make the world better.

“I was hungry and you formed a humanities club to discuss my hunger. Thank you. I was imprisoned and you crept off quietly to your chapel to pray for my release. Nice. I was naked and in your mind you … Continue reading

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Of Unfulfilled wishes and Happy endings

“But it is of no use”, said Cinderella, “Wishes never come true.” The fairy God Mother got held up and came too late. By the time the prince was dancing with the daughter of a wealthy business tycoon, upon the … Continue reading

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Someone who knows

It must have been like the sting of a 100 bees, When someone told you that your baby might never grow up to walk. I don’t know how it feels. But I know someone who feels your pain.   It … Continue reading

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