2020 has been a year of struggles for all of us. The same has been the case for my small family too. Thankfully the issues weren’t pertaining to our health but rather, our career. Ours is a small family. Our team comprises of my husband, Sarath, our little lady Vedhika and myself. The sole breadwinner … Continue reading Thank you 2020 : Ten Things of Thankful – 22
God, please grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Covid-19 has snatched away our dreams, home and livelihood in a single blow. We are now left with no place to go, no form of income whatsoever … Continue reading In desperate pursuit of Hope… : Ten Things Of Thankful – 21
“Neerav is my BEST friend!” I look up from the book I am reading and smile at my 3 year old daughter sitting on the floor beside me, talking to a doll she holds in her hand. Neerav is her best buddy at playschool and the name’s been ringing repeatedly at home over the last … Continue reading A Daughter, the World and a Mother’s Worries
“Heyy come check this out!” I hear Sarath call out to me from our drawing room where he sits before his computer, with our 3yr old daughter on his lap, trawling the internet for ideas for our dream home. My heart winces at the note of hope that brightens his voice. I sigh, take a … Continue reading The ‘dream home’
The world is going through the toughest challenge it has seen in quite a while. Covid-19 has invaded the world and not one person has been spared from the myriad ways in which it has impacted lives. The worst hit are the ones who have lost loved ones and the daily wage earners who have … Continue reading A Prayer… : Ten Things of Thankful – 20
The first few months of 2020 were filled with blessings yet in many ways were taxing emotionally. Right from the loss of a loved one to cancer and other rough patches it’s been a mess really. Like they say, it’s when you feel like nothing’s going right in your life that you really need to … Continue reading In Search of Silver Linings : Ten Things of Thankful – 19
Do you remember that time I stood before you at your altar and pleaded for a life? The life of a woman I had never met? Do you remember how I begged you to spare her for the sake of the three small little children she had? I even went to some remote temple on … Continue reading God, a note to you..
A bright November morning that started on the wrong note with no power in the house and all three of us running late for school and office. A friend once told me that it is when you feel overwhelmed the most and when you feel that you’re on the verge of giving up that you … Continue reading The Blessing Called Life! – Ten Things of Thankful -18
3.00pm I walk through the gates of ABC Creatives, the Bangalore based ad agency for which I work as an off site copywriter. Though I have been here several times before, the security guard at the gate looks up at me questioningly. A glance I pretend I didn’t see and walk right in. Unlike during … Continue reading When your Life gets Stirred
(2013) “Sure dear! Catch up with you later!” I read the SMS message with a grimace and type out a reply. “Ewww! Don’t call me ‘dear’! We barely even know each other!” Beep-beep. His reply comes almost immediately. “Why overreact? It’s just a common word and usage! Chill!” Beep-Beep. Another message follows. “Dear dear dear … Continue reading It’s “just” a word?