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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 one.
The perks like most of us
know, is having an unprecedented power, ( used to-be) 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 friends who are 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 s/he undergoes to be one.
I would put my take on this and
share with you all my thoughts on how & what is a life of an IPS.
Studying is just a part of it.
The civil services examinations are considered not only the toughest in Indian
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 am usually 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.
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 Kodaikanal …
Every night when she tried to sleep, she thought of the 'what if's' in her life that lead to the 'what about's'..
What if tomorrow or the next moment she was dead..
What about the dreams and aspirations she wanted to fulfill..
What about the loved ones she fought an hour back..
What about her 'would be' husband and kids..
What about the life she ever imagined..
What about making it big..
What about the home for homeless cause she wanted to build all around..
What about the heartbreaks she went..
What about the travel she is yet to set foot upon..
What about the many thanks & apologies she owes to people..
What about her sweet kitten- Mando..
What about her family & friends..
As she was watching her favorite sitcom series she realized that one day she will not be around & yet there is so much to do. What she also thought was the time gone by, all these years, she was just basically waking up and sleeping down. In between, it was all air.