Aug 5, 2010
Jul 12, 2010
My dear Family and Friends,
I owe each one of you a HUGE and heartfelt "thank you". I mean it.
My day started with a very sweet birthday wish from my loving husband at midnight on the day before.
Morning came with the announcement from Princess Diya - "Aaj mumma ka birthday hai, isiliye mein school nahi jaunga!". This followed by the chorus "Happy Birthday, Chachiji" by my nieces and nephew.
The whole day my cell phone kept ringing. (and I smiled each time I picked it.).
Went to the temple and was greeted by a whole new picture of My Kanhaji on the wall. It was as if he dressed specially for my birthday. I was mesmerized. ("Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder...", heard somewhere?)
Then we went to get treat items for dinner party at home. When we came back, another surprise awaited us. The kids had arranged a mouth watering pineapple cake, candles that said "32" and even balloons....
I know this was one of the most memorable birthdays I ever had. Thanks for each one of you for making it so special for me...
I know I’ve been going through rough times these last few months. It was as if my Kanhaji was flooding my day with happiness, making each of you as an instrument of His wish in communicating to me that happy days are just starting. I was overwhelmed.
Love you all, can’t thank you enough…
(oh my sentimental? me? I must be really getting 32-ish…whatever…)
Aug 18, 2009
Each day of our existence brings new challenges, new pressures, new problems – some real, some imagined.
This is not only true for people, but for nature as well.
Look at the rose bush. It just can’t help having all those thorns, can it? But does it crib about it? Whine? Complain?
It dares to reach out and grow roses! Give fragrance, spread beauty !!
May be God wanted to us to take a leaf out of the rose bush’s book and learn to give happiness under all circumstances.