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THE GREATEST INSPIRATIONS II:FATHER

Quiet,untold,sometimes merely unexpressed and sometimes hard to define in words-such is the relationship between a father and his child.

The glory of this relationship may not be as much written about,as much sung upon or as much discussed about as a mother-child relationship,but both the parents bestow the best of their love upon their off springs.A father’s role is as equally contributing and important on shaping the future of his child as a mother’s.

A father works hard to secure his child’s future,He returns home tired yet takes out his children to dinners with a smile on his face,He wants his children to have all their whims and wishes fulfilled at their first demand,He spoils his children rotten but still manages to set an example of discipline in the house.

A father’s love may not come with the fancy packaging of flowers,beautified words,out-of-the-world showering of love and affection but it is nonetheless a raw love that is as ready to give any sacrifices for the sake of creating a heaven for his children to live in.

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Dad-The best Three letter word ever!!(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

So here is an standing ovation,a dedication and a nod-

“To fathers who cried with joy when they first held their child;

To fathers who teach their children what is right and what is not;

To fathers who encourage their children to rise again after each fall;

To fathers who are role-models for their children;

To fathers who teach their children never to give up;

To fathers who inspire their children to be just like them;

To fathers who believe in their children above all odds;

To fathers who love and never tell;

To fathers who get tired but never frown;

To fathers who work the hardest and never complain;

To fathers whose hopes and determination never grow old;

To fathers ,The best ones in the world.”

I Love You Dad
(Photo credit: chedder)

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Happy living.

Disappear Always
Searching for my destination that seemed far far away,With time and tide,i was driven away.(Image by Jack Batchelor via Flickr) 

It is a competitive world we live in,Everyone of us trying to outdo,outperform and outlive other people all the time.It’s a constant race we are into,sometimes for the same things and sometimes not.

What is the purpose behind it all?Maybe it’s because-We all want a better life ,a better lifestyle and a better state of mind that comes with it.

And to fulfill our ambitions,to “win” the race and to “outlive” others,We take up the jobs that pay the best,We study those subjects which have the highest “market value,We do what we are “expected” and “supposed” to do,We work hard for a “secure future”,We do what we “need” to do for living a “life of our dreams”.We thrive for”success”.

Success
Success-one thing  that we all seek (Photo credit: kevinthoule)

However,We must not forget that we live only once,WE HAVE ONLY “ONE” LIFE TO DO ALL THAT WE DESIRE AND GET ALL THAT WE SEEK.

So many people spend their lives bringing together the means to lead a better life,to have a better “future’ ,only to realize too late that they gave up so many of their TODAYs and NOWs for a future that nobody can foresee.So many people regret not having enough faith on their own capabilities and having lived a life incomplete and inadequate.

Why give up what you love just because it is not “marketable”?If you are good at something,that thing is good enough to be pursued,That thing is good enough to make you happy or even pay you back.Doing what you love gives you that additional emotional satisfaction that no best-paying job can give if it’s not what you are passionate about.

If  you do what you love,you do it with your heart and soul,you give it the key to success,that fire which fuels your performance-PASSION.If you are passionate about your work,you excel at it,YOU GIVE IT YOUR BEST-ALL BECAUSE YOU LOVE DOING IT AND THE BEST KIND OF SUCCESS COMES WITH DOING WHAT YOU LOVE.

Passage of Time
Image by Gabriella Corrado via Flickr

There is scope,opportunity,chance AND  a promising success in each and everything-You just need to have that courage to listen to that inner voice,to follow the path led by your heart even if it is a road less traveled.You need to believe in yourself because if you are not 100% sure about your own potential,don’t expect the world to recognize your worth.

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The road to success may be a difficult one,but once you let go of your own inhibitions,the war is half won.

As the old wise saying goes-“Where there is will,there is a way” 

Do what you love,Follow your Heart.You live only once-make it worth living for!!!

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FOLLOW YOUR HEART,FOLLOW YOUR INSTINCTS,GIVE LIFE THE BEST IT DESERVES.(Photo credit: Wikipedia) 

HAPPY LIVING.

It would be stupid and downright false to say that life is simple,happy,rosy and uncomplicated all the time.We all have our”low” moments and our” bad days”.

There are times when i am down in the doldrums,feeling like life has been playing its’ bad tricks on me again,when everything feels like a twisted tale where you don’t know what is going to happen next,when every single thing feels like a conspiracy to bring me down,those times when everything surrounding me is just sad and colorless!

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But one thing that i have always learnt is that  these “bad times” never last forever.Going by the same philosophy,we could say  that good times don’t last forever too but hey! that’s life,right? Sometimes full of happiness and sometimes painful and hurting.

In those moments of unexplainable emotions,with the sole presence or a mixture of anger,sorrow,frustation,sadness and confusion,when i can’t find any reason to convince myself that it’s nothing but a bad time and try to search some thread to hold on to and get out of my misery,The only thing that somehow consoles me is believing that it will get over,that when i wake up the next morning,there will be a new hope,new promise and new oppurtunities to look forward to with a brand new day.

All that i am trying to say is The bad will get over,and this is such a simple but strong truth we live with.

And anyway,we will always be cautious the next time if we have fallen,we will work harder if we have failed,we will run faster if we have been left behind in the race.Life brings with it so many reasons to  learn,even from the worst of times we may have.

Here are some inspiring lines –

“Makes me that much stronger

Makes me work a little bit harder

It makes me that much wiser

So thanks for making me a fighter

Made me learn a little bit faster

Made my skin a little bit thicker

Makes me that much smarter

So thanks for making me a fighter”

-From the song “Fighter” by Christina Augeliria.

Hope
Be positive,Even the roses bloom amid thorns (Photo credit: Ghayty)

Happy living.


There are two kinds of people in our life-those who love and care for us and those who we wish would love and care for us.

The irony of our lives is that- we spend so much time in waiting,expecting and wanting the love of other people while  forgetting  to notice,appreciate and cherish the people whose love we already own.

We waste our times trying to impress some people while ignoring the ones to whom no pretense is required to win us their love.

We wait forever to be loved back while the love we already have remains unnoticed.

Romantic Heart form Love Seeds
Love is beautiful and divine.  (Photo credit: epSos.de)

The people who love you from their heart and soul are those who want you to be happy- no matter what!!They are those who love you for what you are,know your every highs and lows and accept you without any judgements in your every mood,every appearance and every emotion.

Don’t let these amazing people drift away from your life.Respect their love and treasure their presence in your life.Don’t take those people who love you for granted,because no matter how deep and forgiving their love is ,they are going to be hurt by your indifference at some point of time.

"Where there is love there is life."
And love keeps knocking at our doors,waiting for us to open our hearts and feel all that it owns. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Don’t ever let yourself loose love of the people who are genuine and true because in the end, it will be your loss anyway-it will be a moment of happiness taken away from your own time,a page torn away from the book of your own life.

So give back the love you receive,share the smile you have,embrace love as it comes to you,don’t let the best ones in your life go away from you.Life is too short to leave it devoid of happiness and love.

The love of my life
Love:when you find the true one,don’t let it pass by.(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“What good are treasures,riches,diamonds and gold?

when you have no shoulders to lean on and hands to hold?

Don’t let life pass by you without giving you the love you deserve,

The people who love you for who you are the treasures you’ve  got to preserve.”

Happy Living.

A MOTHER’S LOVE….

A mother holds up her child.
The greatest of souls-mother (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Love that i see in your eyes,i can never find anywhere else,

Mother,I owe you the world and the life i live!!!”

In the entire maze of different relationships we share,discover and treasure in our lives-of  being friends,family,lovers,colleagues,acquaintances,relatives and a lot others,there is one which undoubtedly is of the highest virtue and deserves to be placed above all.The relationship being the one we share with our mother.

If there is anything that can best define what “Unconditional Love’ is-it is a mother’s love.It has no conditions attached to it.None of her deeds,her love,her upbringing,her gestures are selfish,they have no self-centered motive.All that love she gives is what she selflessly pours out from that heart of gold.For a mother,there are no conditions,no limitations and no barriers as to love she bestows upon her child.

Who else but a mother will stay awake all night just to see that her child sleeps in peace,Who else but a mother will  go  without food just to make sure that her children are fed well,Who else but a mother will put on a smile on her face no matter what her mood is just because she wants her children to feel alright,Who else but a mother will be there at any time of day or night ready to answer at a single utterance of her name?

A mother finds pride in her children s’ successes, rejoices in her children s’ happiness and lives her whole life making it sure that her children live the best life while she does her best to make it happen.Her glory is beyond description,words can never be enough to completely describe what purity the soul of a mother holds.

A mother will be a tigress to protect her child,a philosopher to lead her child to the right way,a bridge to connect her child to the world,a shade to rest when her child is tired,a storyteller to make her child go to sleep happily,a shoulder to cry upon when her child is hurt.She is a light that burns but spreads warmth and spark to the lives it touches.She is that favorite place you can return to anytime to pour your heart out,Somebody who will always listen,always care.

We may all listen to tales about great people and read books of the best achievers in this world but never will we be  more  inspired than looking back into the person,the shadow of god herself,the epitome of love that our mother is.The greatest source of inspiration is the most wonderful woman in our life-MOTHER.

Happy Living.

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Endless love
Love is what makes the world complete. (Photo credit: Millzero Photography)

I hope this day lasts forever,

With you by my side,i shall fall oh never.  

I could live in this moment for eternity,

I have found myself happy like i never could be.

Walking with you ,sharing the same roads and the sky,

I don’t want this time to ever pass me by.

I hope this day lasts forever,

With every moment spent,i want us to be more together.

All this  happiness feels more than i can hold,

All that i feel for you,by words they can never be told.

With you I know no pain,all the worries in life have disappeared,

All those dark  and gray clouds  have now been cleared.

Life was good,you came and made it better,

I hope this day lasts forever….

My little piece dedicated to all those in love and beyond!!!!

Love completes the world…

Happy Loving.Happy Living.

xoxo.

-Kaberi

SIMPLE JOYS:THE SMELL OF EARTH AFTER THE RAIN

THE SMELL OF EARTH AFTER THE RAIN…………….

The word is-DIVINE-for how the earth smells after the rain.After all the weariness and dust of the earth has been washed away to unveil that priceless,picture-perfect face of the earth and the beauty it holds.The clear skies,the wet grounds,the trees swaying gently with the rhythm of the soft breeze,the fresh smell of the soil,it’s all out of the world.Everybody loves this weather,it’s such a happy sight.How the rain washes away the  effects of the scorching summer heat and brings with it such feeling of unmatched joy to people is splendid.

English: Rain drops on fresh leaf
Rain drops on fresh leaf-BEAUTIFUL!!! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I am addicted with the smell of the soil drenched after the rain,taking in all the aura and feeling all the negative vibes,glum mood and worries disappearing with every breath i take.Taking a walk or going for a drive in that weather,sipping hot coffee and chatting up sweet nothings, Listening to my favorite songs while admiring the beauty all around,watching kids jumping and playing happily around,seeing the trees more greener,the flowers more brighter,the skies most beautiful hue of blue,the freshness all around like a new day on its own…Could life be any better?

It brings with it smiles that are drawn upon people’s faces without any superficial charms.I believe that in spite of all the differences in personalities,choices,thoughts and lives that we-the people have,there are some things that please us,bring moments of happiness to all of us in the same way and this-is one of them.

It is one of those times,which always inspires that hidden writer in me ready to share my thoughts with the world,always gives me more reasons to appreciate this life,always fuels those happy feelings in me,always makes me wonder how beautiful these small things in life are.

Ah!The simple joys in life.

Keep smiling.Keep Living.

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Life is like a plain paper-You have the palette in your hand to color it in any hue,any shade and any shape you wish.

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL….

It’s not just a vain philosophy aided by some unrealistic ideas and false hopes.It’s not just a phrase told by somebody extremely happy or content.It’s not just a word of somebody who lives in a different world or time.It is not just an idea or a myth,but it is that beautiful truth we have not yet fully acknowledged and realized.

The beauty of life is that you get to decide which way it goes,what path it chooses and what horizons it reaches.Even in moments where you cannot decide or control,you can understand and have the clarity of things you want and things you don’t-in your life.

We cannot be happy all the time,We cannot be right all the time.Even the most beautiful flowers fade and wither after their bloom.But we can learn from our mistakes,we can cry in our sorrows and then,we can move on.We can make our life better,it’s a constant process.

So many times,we make mistakes in choosing the right kind of people in our lives.We fall in bad company,get affected by de motivational people,become a victim of politics,get our hearts broken.But with time,we grow,we realise,we make amends,we grow conscious and we become more capable of making better choices and less mistakes.And it’s all us and the decisions we make,We have the capability of shaping the directions of our lives.

You have one life,make it better.You have the memories and the lessons from your past,you have the beauty and wellness of your present and you have the hopes and the promises of tommorow.Keep up that undying spirit of living in each moment of your life and you will have your own heaven in front of you.

Life’s precious.You get it once,make it Worth-while.

Happy Living.

A wandering mind,a nomad soul,

I kept chasing things that i realised i didnt know.

I started with a fire and ended up in ashes,

At the end of my destination,i found i had somewhere else to go.

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We-the human beings are a treasure of innumerable feelings,thoughts,opinions,perspectives,emotions and outlooks.We all have stories of our own.But so many of us are less content,less happy,less satisfied than others.Why?What is it that differentiates us?What are the mistakes that we make?Why have we not chosen happiness?The answers are all within us-all we need is to  look into our own souls and work towards changing what we can-for a better life.for a happier life.

These are 5 mistakes we usually make in making ourselves unhappy:

1. GIVING UP BEFORE THE START

We have limited our own capabilities.Sometimes,we give up even before we start just because it is hard and we”think” that we cannot do it.But how can you just decide when you haven’t even started?Somebody else will seize the oppurtunities from you and all that you will do is lament at how the other person succeeded right in front of you and be bitter about it.It could have been yours-had you not given it up.

You will meet people who will tell you that you are too ambitious and your dreams are unachievable.But the people who invented the greatest things were probably told the same.The difference is that-they believed in themselves more than anyone else,they did not give up just because somebody told them so.Don’t give up-it’s such a negative thing.At least trying will make you happier than living with the inadequacy of having not done what you could.

Don't Give Up

2.THINKING IT’S TOO LATE

People think about the oppurtunities they have missed,things they always wanted to do but never had a chance and get unhappy that it’s too late for those things now.But the fact is that It’s never-ever too late,at any point of your life,for anything.

3.TRYING TO PLEASE EVERYBODY

It’s the ultimate truth and irony of the world-You cannot please everybody.You cannot make everybody happy.Everyone has a different opinion,attitude and outlook towards things.You don’t have to change the way you look,the way you think,the way you talk,the way you conduct yourself,the way you live just for the sake of satisfying somebody else.It will do nothing but make you unhappy-and how can you make others happy when you yourself are not?We can never find happiness unless we are ourselves.

4.BOTTLED UP EMOTIONS

Untold emotions,unexpressed feelings are often the reason of unhappiness.Keeping things to oneself not only creates a maze of dissatisfaction and mental stress but also makes one’s attitude sour and unfriendly.Expressing what you feel,sharing your thoughts and opinions,making things clear to people,talking out problems instead of bottling them all up inside you ready to explode some day is the key towards a happier you.If you are dissatisfied with something,say it.If you think something is not right,say it.Don’t keep things  hidden inside you which need to be clearly expressed.

5.THE COMPANY WE KEEP

People are the company they keep.Unhappy are those people who are surronded by people with a negative outlook towards life,those people who see the bad in every thing.Letting such people influnce you will indeed make your own life worse,they do nothing to contribute towards your happiness.It’s better to walk alone than walk with a bunch of worthless people.You may think other people have nothing to do with how your life goes,but the truth is that they do-to great extents.Leave out the bad and take in the good-including the company you keep.

Live life to the fullest.It’s a gift to be alive.

Happy Living.