Category Archives: thoughts

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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A little light

  A little light in the darkest night, A flickering flame, threatening to cease, Is lighted when a little smile, In an ocean of indifferent faces, Creates a little space.   A gentle word in a flood of communication, 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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One day, Baby.

One day baby, we’ll be old….. Eines Tages, Baby, werden wir alt sein…. I came across this beautiful, young and talented Slam poetry artist named Julia Engelmann, whose words so deeply moved me that I just had to share it … Continue reading

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The hardest thing

The hardest thing in the world, Is not being enough, Not being tall enough. Not pretty enough. Not slim enough. Not bright enough. Not accomplished enough. Not enthusiastic enough. Not kind enough. Not being enough. To YOURSELF.

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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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The best doctor ever

I was depressed, suicidal and the end of my dreams. I admit that most of my pain was of my own doing. At one point of time, I knew that I needed help. I was afraid of losing “it”. The … Continue reading

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Embrace

I shook my head for each of the questions the parents asked. Could not this have been prevented? Is there no cure? Will my child be normal? Tears flowed freely on the deformed baby that the mother held afar, not … 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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The abandoned pups

One fine day 2 houses away, we hear a chorus of yelping and find 9 tiny adorable pups. None of the neighbours knew where they had come from or when. The pups only knew was that they were hungry, very … Continue reading

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