Category Archives: thoughts

Thoughts on a 2020 Independence Day.


Of course no one would have expected our Fourth of July to have been so disrupted this year. Not in my wildest dreams would I, six months ago––heck two months ago when we were still in lockdown––expect our Fourth of July celebrations to be cancelled. And our nation to be in such turmoil. Somewhere around […]
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A Reason to Worship in the Midst of Chaos


This morning I had gotten up and made my wife a little breakfast before she headed out to work. I grabbed a cup of coffee before I needed to get ready for work, myself, and did the usual checking email and social media messages and whatnot. But the unfortunate thing about social media in the […]
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What in the World is Going On?


By Jeff Miller Back in 1971, Marvin Gaye released a poignant song titled “What’s Going On?” related to the turbulent times of the era. Now, 50 years later, we have to wonder the same thing. What in the world is going on?  It seems that the world around us has gone topsy turvy nearly overnight. […]
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Harmony


Thoughts like wild horses Racing through my mind In my heart is an unquenchable fire Nothing can extinguish its flames My heart is like a raging sea Its waves rising boisterously I am in a tunnel that never ends My eyes in constant search of light The scent of love gives me delight Fragrant like […]
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A faithful companion


Tears rolling down my cheeks A true friend, my heart seeks I turn to social media To pacify unending loneliness This state of hopelessness Coupled with helplessness Demolishes my soul Wreaks havoc in my heart Having possessed everything Why does it feel like something is missing? There remains a void My heart, disgruntled I try to […]
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Castle


I weaved a castle A castle of dreams In this make believe castle There’s no hustle and bustle It’s just you and me! There, my sorrows would flee I’d feel no pain On that terrain I’d rest on your shoulder With no one to bother We’d fly together To a world that is better Where […]
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Letting go


My mind was numb Constant rejection made me succumb To a distraction that disturbed my emotions I didn’t have any wrong intentions I know you can hold on strong Even though we don’t talk for long You give melody to my heart’s song This warm feeling, I want to prolong Tantalizing pains, my reward For […]
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Shulamite


For my darling husband who stuck by me for the last 24 years….. Friends come and go But you are my true hero The warmth you gave me over the years How you upheld me in my fears Never failing to wipe my tears Faithfully without switching gears The smiles and laughters we share How […]
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Sweet kiss of release


This is the story of a dove captured by a hunter who puts her in a cage, but cares for her and later releases her, coz he loves her and wants her to be free! Inspired by a hindi song, “kaboothar jaa” Marauder of hearts Stop shooting your darts She’s an injured dove Captivated by […]
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A mesmerized honey bee


A honey bee that left her nest Only when she felt at her best She happened to visit a flower Prolific with the rarest nectar It was a nectar, profusely sweet Upon tasting it, she hesitated to retreat Every time she fed from it Her face was brightly lit There were times when the flower […]
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