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Happy Father's Day!


Today being Father’s Day, I was contemplating on the qualities of my father. While so, I wondered at the fact: as a young kid, my father is the one I went to when I was at my lowest. To be honest, he should have been the last person I go to for a solution. His world has always been very small: its limited to his work, prayers, political strategies, his children and that too all he cared was if we had our food, bathed and are healthy. He probably would not be able to relate to issues I was going through. But, he was the one I went to; every-time. I have sat with him, kept my head in his lap and found solutions or felt empowered to face; just being in his presence. 

On the contrary, my mother is smart, more familiar and can deal with outside world better. Then, as a kid why I chose my dad over mom at such times?
When I think of it now; I probably did not need more drama with someone who gets upset with what has happened. While in pain or have a problem, I need stability. At the moment, if I can channelize my thoughts effectively, I myself may find a solution to the best of my capacity to implement. He was that person; he is an happy person, he needs no reason but he just is. 

Similarly, we all have one such Father, who is ever stable, happy and peaceful - the Supreme Father/Power, God or any name you feel comfortable with at this time. If we can be in His presence for a few moments, we can draw His power to deal with the outside world. In His silence, we can let our in-tuition guide us. 
We just need TO BE to teach, to empower, and to help.
"Father: Be careful where you walk
 Child: You be careful Dad, for, I walk in your footsteps"
                                                                                      - Anonymous

Let's take care of ourselves to take care of everyone around!

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  1. Good one Rashmi! Nice writing..Keep it going!

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  2. Good one dear...... Happy Father's Day to u....

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    1. Thank you dear! I'm guessing you are one of my school friends!! :)

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