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Saturday 28 December 2019

Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful

Life is fast and furious, at the same time, boisterous and beautiful. But, we often fail to realise this. We keep thinking that we have so many tasks to do, so many targets to achieve or responsibilities to perform and afterwards, we will enjoy life. In the course, we hardly realise when and how the sands of time have slipped away from our fist. 

We are often engaged in adding cream to the cake of our endeavours, and forget to taste the real life. Often engrossed in our daily routine, we fail to reflect upon the things that actually give us inner happiness. By the time, we realise this mistake, we have gone too far and the journey is about to end.

We are too preoccupied in hoarding material things that we don't get out of our small worlds to enjoy the little miracles happening around us, every moment. We fail to observe the beautiful nature, colourful flowers, floating clouds and twinkling stars that add to the beauty of life. We forget to feel the soft blow of wind on our face and capture the golden dawns and the silky twilights.

In the mad race of our daily mundane routine, we tend to ignore the most fulfilling experience of spending quality time with our family and friends. How many of us can claim to have spent fun and frolic filled days with the family and friends in recent days? It is often claimed that all our struggle and strife is meant for our children; these twinkles of our eyes, too get ignored. The worst part is that we try to load them, also with material things rather than the shower of our pure love and the quality time. 

It is visibly reflected, too in the behaviour of our children who get involved in these material gifts so much that they hardly care for our company. In this era if we provide our children with smart phone with unlimited data, they hardly think of spending time with us and take all our love, care and concern for granted. 

No amount of money can replace the value of human touch. Same goes for other family members; be one’s spouse, parents or friends.

We need to pause a little, live and be grateful for the bounties of life. We might get many chances in our life but life, itself is one beautiful chance to be lived, loved and enjoyed.

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