Painting courtesy: Riya, a birthday gift to me.
Hello friends, we all have heard that morning shows the day but it was proved literally wrong in my case. Today when I got up in the morning about 7.45 am (it was the weekend afterall), there was no sign of bright sun trickling in. I apprehensively lifted a corner of the curtains to peek outside. Dark clouds had gathered and rain was pouring down so heavily that it looked no quick respite in sight. As it is the day I was born many years ago, I felt quite dejected and decided to glide back into the warmed refuge of the quilt.
But before sleep could claim me again, my brother called to wish me for the day. He sang the wishes so melodiously that it made up for my despair to a large extent. It’s the tradition in my home (made by me ofcourse ) to have a temple visit on the birthday of each of the member of my family with mandatory presence of the special person. This time I thought that I have to give it a miss. But then it occured to me, that maybe the almighty is testing my resolve. I got up resolutedly that I will visit the temple and pray to Goddess Kali and Lord Shiva, rain or no rain.
Believe me, when I came out after a bath, I found the rain has relented. I prodded my hubby to accompany me as it is a holiday. The prospect of bathing in the dreary weather that too so early wasn’t quite agreable to him, yet he couldn’t refuse the birthday girl. He reluctantly got up to run his morning errands. When we stepped out of the house, the Sun God was about to give us a holy glimpse.
By the time the worshipping ritual ended the sun was out and smiling. So, you see, the morning need not always show the day. If we loose our heart by the gloomy circumstances, its never going to serve any cause, if we get up and fight back, the adversities may subside by and by. We must not forget our fighting instinct, may be it has become latent and are unaware of its presence inside us altogether. But we have to forcefully resurrect it, the situation around us right now, very much requires that fortitude.
Wish you all health and happiness. Adieu for now .