8a.m: Woke up that day with an ecstatic smile and a grateful heart. It’s our anniversary. We survived four years of marriage and a pandemic. Together. Under one roof. Wished husband for the 100th time. The formalities of wishing and ceremonial cake cutting (in our case, cupcakes. There's an explanation) were already done with at... Continue Reading →
Beware what you wish for, you might get it.
Story of an unfulfilled wish My meditation this morning brought forth memories of a long-forgotten pilgrimage that I embarked on years ago. With a wish in my heart that I never actually wanted to be fulfilled. At the moment, it was everything I wanted in life. It did not feel like a challenge that I... Continue Reading →
Dear Friend, it’s not a “Good” Friday.
To my non-Christian friend who keeps wishing me Happy Good Friday each year despite my constant efforts to explain that Good Friday is not a day of celebration, but a day of mourning. This article is for you. Read on to understand the significance of the days leading up to Easter. And I hope that... Continue Reading →
A childhood of Lohri and Pongal thereafter.
Reminiscing the childhood days when I took part in Lohri celebrations in the north, and later learning how similar yet different the celebrations are in the south. My earliest memories of Lohri(harvest festival in the north of India) include going around houses with a bunch of friends seeking sweets made out of sesame seeds, peanuts,... Continue Reading →
The Onam I remember.
An article which is special in many ways, it reminds me of home and the memories connected. Onam, a festival all Keralites celebrate comes with a lot of memories. Read through for mine.
The Time We Almost Died.
"Anxiety had reached a different level now, the fear of unknown is more powerful than any. We had no clue whether we’ll make it alive, out of this bus, which was nothing compared to the sea of water all around us. It seemed like the bus will fail us, all the water seeping in could have broken it. But the driver didn’t give up, he persevered through."