MARZI – ( FREE WILL)

WHY, THEN,DID GOD GAVE THEM FREE WILL? Because, free will though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having. – C.S. Lewis मैं तलाशती रही व्रत-उपवास कर मंदिरों में, कभी ज्योतिषियों के पत्थरों में, कभी लक्की कलर की ड्रेस में, किसी आकर्षक परफ़्यूम की महक में, कभी मुस्कुराकर ग़म छिपाने में, कभी दर्द … Continue reading MARZI – ( FREE WILL)

From A Life Partner To A Better Half

When I was newly married, I wondered why call one’s life partner the ‘better half’ ? I mean right in the beginning of the relationship why would one agree that the other is better than himself/herself?? Life partner is the appropriate term but better half? I think that’s a title one has to earn, isn’t it? In their married life a couple goes through various … Continue reading From A Life Partner To A Better Half

TERE CHALE JAANE SE …

तेरे चले जाने से…. बच्चे अपने घर बसे , माता-पिता भी चल बसें, भाई-बहन पीछे छूटें, किसे मनाऊँ अकेले में अब, कौन भला मुझसे रूठे । सूनापन दिल में है मेरे, रहने को यह ख़ाली मकान, बस यादों से भरी संग चार दिवारें , तस्वीरों से भरा एक संदूक रखा। सब एक-एक करके चले गए, जीवन में अपनी दिशा चुने, बिछड़ने का ग़म उनसे दिल … Continue reading TERE CHALE JAANE SE …

Dil toh baccha hai ji….

“Mummy aap Papa ko jaanu bulaate the??”, saying so Rahul, Seema’s 14 year old son started giggling. Her instant reaction at first was of denial which quickly turned into embarrassment making her cheeks turn red as she saw Rahul holding the greeting cards and letters which she used to send to her then ‘to be husband’ Vikrant during their courtship period. “Oh ho ho… miss … Continue reading Dil toh baccha hai ji….