The Command of the Day

Either you run the day or the day runs you. — Jim Rohn Hello friends, I greet you all with above quote. It’s really very important that we should take control of our lives and lead it on our own terms otherwise we would be compelled to be led by the circumstances surrounding us. AContinue reading “The Command of the Day”

In Memoriam, My Mother.

Cover art of my parents, by my daughter (follow her art on instagram- https://instagram.com/reflections_of_mind_?igshid=a1taiqld6t2f) Hello friends, wish you all a very happy mother’s day. Stay happy and safe and follow all the safety protocols. I am reblogging my earlier post on my mother. Do give it a kind read. Reminiscing the person, who had givenContinue reading “In Memoriam, My Mother.”

The Handshakes and Speeches!!

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children – Native American Proverb We are all living together on a single planet which is threatened by our own actions. – Yuval Noah Harari. Hello friends, when I was a small kid, used to wonder, where all the trash generatedContinue reading “The Handshakes and Speeches!!”

The Tender Affection

Hello friends it’s quite sometimes since I have published anything as you may know that I’m trying to adjust myself to my new role as a teacher. But if you are thinking that I’m teaching these little children, then I must tell you that it’s not my cup of tea! I’m teaching middle school. TheseContinue reading “The Tender Affection”

From Sapling to a Tree

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.   –  Albert Einstein Hello friends, after a prolonged lull the children are all set to start the normal schooling again. It’s really unbelievable that the children have more or less had been confined to the four walls of their homes forContinue reading “From Sapling to a Tree”

Following the Passions

Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions. – Nikolai Gogol. Hello friends, for the past whole week I had been particularly busy with a special assignment which I had taken up as a challenge. That is to accept a job of a school teacher after all these years, when my both childrenContinue reading “Following the Passions”

The Encounter with a Cranky Old Lady.

Hello friends, in the present trying times a dive into the sea of memories of one’s childhood is the safe bet to rewind and relax. In my previous post I told you about my adolescent days, that were before the advent of the era of cable television and internet. Let me tell you another anticContinue reading “The Encounter with a Cranky Old Lady.”

A Glimmer of Hope

Hello friends, a particular piece of news published in The Times of India, Kolkata edition, got me into contemplation mode.Though the news do not have high profile people in it, but the relevance is never the less. It’s about some tribal villages of Purulia district of West Bengal, India, concerning man and animal conflict. IContinue reading “A Glimmer of Hope”

Holi – The Festival of Spring

Hello friends, if we call India, the country of festivals, than it wouldn’t be very far from the truth. Spanning from North to South, East to West, we celebrate so many festivals that we just can’t finish it by counting on our fingers. These bevy of festival may be religious, national, social or local inContinue reading “Holi – The Festival of Spring”

The Sublime and the Base

A sublime thought elevates the mind and expands the heart; a base thought excites the mind and renders the feelings morbid and dark. Those who have a little control over their thoughts and speech will have a calm, serene, beautiful, charming, face, a sweet voice and their eyes will turn brilliant and lustrous. –   SwamiContinue reading “The Sublime and the Base”

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