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It was a rainy Sunday and besides
having a liking for rains I also appreciate having an off on Sunday . And when
I say off means complete freedom to do what I want to do.
A call from a friend sitting seven
seas apart made me put on my thinking hat and do some thought matches . This friend of mine was just back after doing
a community service for a full day .Community service as in helping or doing things
for the needy that matter. They do this regularly. If you ask the exact reason
why they may not give you an appropriate correct answer .
This made me think two things –
Spoiling a Sunday for this service and what is it in for a person.
I was thinking like a corporate and
hence the line of thought. First thought is invalid since majority of us on
Sunday’s do anything but relaxing .
Second one is the key here.
If you have ever been to a blind
school you would realize the gravity of a situation and the magnitude of
difference that YOU can create. These
people may be different or as I call , special . They may have a problem or as
I see an opportunity.
You may not feel all this at once but over a period of
time you will come to think that next time when you see your kid cribbing over
a chocolate ice-cream or your wife insisting to buy the new designer clutch or
you thinking why in the world you only work so hard or why is God partial to
you and gives you so much of pain think and sit back and reflect these people
and the way they battle or as I say live it out.
All of these are extremely talented
people in some way or the other. They have accepted the way life is and are not
in any battle of sorts. They have also thought through what exactly life would
be like and are at complete peace with its way of working. Its not what we want from life but what we
are willing to give it back.
Everyone comes here and moves on.
It’s the time you spend creating a difference in someone’s life that changes
Whenever I visit a place like this
or come across anyone like them , I just thank God for being kind to me and I
imbibe the positive these people have . At least some rub off effect will
Try to plug into your fast moving
digital life this connect. It has the power to change you as a person ,
professional and as a human being.
PS - Have a great weekend and a happy holi . Stay safe & special. BTW - I have my own personal FaceBook page now and may I request you to ' like' / 'comment' / 'share' , in case you like my writing or me :) .
You may think its the power and the pride that comes with the post which an IPS officer holds or some of you may say its the
sheer status the word IPS reflects upon . The perks like most of us
know , is having an unprecedented power , a lal-batti , a huge team which does
' Jai Hind ' and a whole lot of a new world .
Given, I have had a good fortune
to be in a family of IPS and know and understand from them what is it being an
IPS officer most of the above mentioned movies or may be the image we tend paint
in our minds is very different from what actually is an IPS officer and what
all does he undergoes to be one.
I would put my take on this and
share with you all my thoughts on what is a life of an IPS .
Studying is just a part of it .
The civil services examination is considered not only the toughest in Indian
competitive examination scenarios but also one o…
There is something about rains and open spaces that make me a little more than hilarious . And not only me , couple of others as well .
Today , rains in Delhi bought back the festive cheer killing the week long SMOG clouding all around Delhi / NCR . As I up for an early morning catch-up breakfast with a few special folks , we decided let's step out and drive away to a place far from the traffic snarls yet has a festive cheer .
The thought came to go to Kodaikanal . While you may think I am crazy and my rest of the gang mad but then this is how life should be - unplanned , unbiased and unimaginable yet positive .
Known world over as the princess of hill stations this place has made me fall in love all over again . My first thought on reaching here was , this can't be in India . This has to be a foreign location. Pristine surrounding , lovely people to talk to and spend time with and not to forget the bicycles that can be rented to take a ride or two around the famous Kodaikan…
Everytime I travel, I look forward to meeting new people. New places as well can be explored but what is home without humans!? Off late, besides the flights getting delayed, I like to reach the airport ahead of my scheduled departure timing & sit around in the lounge & read or chit-chat. Works for me. Last week was fun & yet a bit hectic. During one of my lounge visits I hosted a dear friend ( though exactly for 15 minutes ) for a small #CoffeewithKaran session & off he had to go. In those 15 minutes we spoke in true blue corporate styles. First 5 minutes updates from him and I sipped my hot chocolate and then the next 5 minutes updates from my side. The remaining 5 minutes were spent on discussing ' better than before' . During my flight I met an amazing doctoral student or a fellowship candidate as she likes to be described. She was pursing her close 4 years doctor fellowship from a premium institute and such was her focus that she decided not to get married …