via Daily Prompt: Cherish
What do I cherish the most in the year 2017 ????
It has been a stormy year and one I weathered pretty well. Even though the sailing was pretty tough I came in and out of it pretty strong. I learnt a LOT !!!
NO matter how hard life gets one has to keep smiling. Have learnt to cherish those small moments of pure bliss …
Between the chaos and the mess, between the yelling and crying, some instinct is telling me to hold on. So much of the day is about survival, about getting through unscathed. I multitask, I panic, and I inevitably fail at least once a day. Yet I have been holding on..
I spend days dreaming about her future and yet on other days I am content in knowing that things though moving slowly are moving in the right direction ???
She is everything I’ve ever wanted and not wanted. She is a bundle of extremities and I need to open this bundle with extreme caution not breaking any threads and bringing it back to its perfect form sooner or later. Life is fragile and one needs to handle it with care …
The true meaning of the life lies gently beneath the surface . Our challenges are what help define us as a person and what guides us to becoming who we are . What greater challenge can there be than staying calm under tremendous pressure ?? More so, if that is our own fear , anxiety, depression, desolation, and despair….
FAITH and HOPE are the two ingredients that help us cross the cruel and endless sea of life.
Blue though is my favorite color. To me it represents peace and tranquility. My wardrobe is filled with variations of blue for both western and Indian outfits.
I’ve always wondered though why people use the term “feeling blue” when they are sad.My take on it :
“Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.” — Allen Klein
Pictured below is my older daughter against a blue wall in East Village ,NYC