During my last visit my mother had asked me unexpectedly, “Are you going?” something which she never asked me before. If that was not indication enough what else could have been? I should have known then that she was giving me a hint. But, stupid that I was, I smiled, kissed her on her forehead and said, “I’ll be back soon.” And I kept my word. I returned in four days to see her die! Today, she is no more yet; I feel that she is some where around, ready to take me in her arms when I see her … Continue reading Mother…….

Without You…..

Without you, my child I do not exist. Without you, I am nobody. I have no identity. With you, I am love personified. Without you, Mother I have nowhere to go. I have no haven. I know no one. With you I am safe. I know myself. Without You, God I am lost. I am clueless about life. With you, I am. I do. I am life itself. For the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge 2014 for the Letter W Continue reading Without You…..

Papa Kehtei Hain Bada Naam Karega….

How important is a father’s presence in a child’s life? Very Much. How much can a father influence the upbringing of his child? A Lot. Can a father’s role ever be substituted in a child’s life? Never. For many children the father invariably becomes the role model very early in life. At least for me, my father definitely was my role model. It took me many years to understand and acknowledge how much of a role model my mother too became for me later in life but more of that in another piece. While my mother protected me with her warmth … Continue reading Papa Kehtei Hain Bada Naam Karega….

Mother, Sweet Mother of Mine

A mother’s love is God’s substitute on earth. Seldom do we realize it, taking her for granted. Only when I turned mother did I realize where my mother figured in my life. One press of the motherhood button and my mind flashbacked one after another all the experiences that connected me with my mother. Today, I stand tall as a mother united with her in spirit and soul.
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