Why every girl deserves a fair chance to stand on her feet

When I meet parents of a young girl who want their daughter to complete her education and get married by the age of 18 so they can feel fulfilled about their responsibility in life, I feel sad and disappointed by their views on life. They are ready to spend 10-20 lakhs on her marriage andContinue reading “Why every girl deserves a fair chance to stand on her feet”

Stories | The Sermon at Benares

The Sermon at Benares – CBSE 10th English Textbook Kisa Gotami had an onl son, and he died. In her grief she carried the dead child to all her neighbours, asking them for medicine, and the people said, “She has lost her senses. The boy is dead.” At length, Kisa Gotami met a man whoContinue reading “Stories | The Sermon at Benares”

Joy and Sorrow | Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

Joy and Sorrow Then a woman said, “Speak to us of Joy and Sorrow”.And he answered:Your joy is your sorrow unmasked.And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears.And how else can it be?The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.Is not theContinue reading “Joy and Sorrow | Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet”

A Guide to Coping with the Death of a Loved One

Martha is having difficulty sleeping lately and no longer enjoys doing things with her friends. Martha lost her husband of 26 years to cancer a month ago. Anya, age 17, doesn’t feel like eating and spends the days in her room crying. Her grandmother recently died. Both of these individuals are experiencing grief. Grief isContinue reading “A Guide to Coping with the Death of a Loved One”

Be considerate during this tough times

Continuous lockdown or lockdown like situation has impacted a lot of us in ways we have never been trained for. We do not have the slightest of experience where in everyone we know is going through it. The scale at which the experience of a virus going around in life as well the sheer responseContinue reading “Be considerate during this tough times”

Whatever you are seeking is already seeking you !

Whatever you are seeking is already seeking for you ! It is about what we think about all the time. The innate thing within us that makes us who we are. Sometimes we may wait or sometimes we may rush. But our compass is already redirected towards it. We cannot know when we are goingContinue reading “Whatever you are seeking is already seeking you !”