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A few

Wishing you a berry good morning🍓🍒
I wish you
Pleasant moments
More than just a few.

I wish you
A lovely surprise,
So you feel all 'oooh'!

I wish you
Awesome memory-making
Dashed with laughter too.

Go, get your chai
Or go coffee brew,
Greet the lovely day
Ahead of you,
All fresh and new!
Cock a doodle doooo🐓🐔 Happy healthy Morning to you!

At work…

Nourish your work!
Work calmly,
Communicate clearly,
Smile widely,
Listen keenly,
Support others sincerely,
Learn quietly,
Speak truthfully.

Be your best version,
Love your profession!
Love what you do,
it feels truly satisfying
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Arise, rise.

Take off!
Awake, arise,
Pursue the new,
Make the best use,
Of this day,
Or you'll regret,
When you realise,
How fast time flew,
So do more right now,
Focus and just do.

Time runs,
Why procrastinate?
Don't leave
Taking decisions,
Until its oh!
Too late.
Why wait?
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Keep away

Oh I almost forgot…
Keep away 
The urge,
To delay.

Get up!
Do it!
You have to do it anyway.

Exercise?
Declutter?
The follow up call?
Making a meal?
An unpaid bill?

What is it,
You haven't done still?

Today, make it a day
To begin, to attempt, to complete,whatever it be:
Any pending talks,
Your Nature walks.
Or lots of to-do tasks.

'What's your plan?'
Today, to you asks.
Now!
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I believe, I trust

Success
Success is the result of our genuine talent, sincere effort and strong decision to not give up before we achieve our goal. Yes. But then how is it that only few succeed while many do not, despite of the talent, effort and determination? 

We do reflect- oh the timing was not right, or some stroke of bad luck...etc.

I feel above and beyond the obvious, there are four more things- our success is attained as it is:

First, God is answering someone else's prayer.

Two, our success is fruit of our ripened past good karma.

Three, our success is a blessing recieved.

Four, our success is pre determined, our path calls us, as we are chosen to be instrumental in accomplishing larger designs for the larger good.

So is our success something to be proud of, or not?
I think actually it is better to keep our grace and have a gratitude-filled heart towards a universal supreme energy and understand our success as a rich and truly humbling experience when we count how many people indirectly or directly helped us get this success, get us here.
So ours, is then, the role of an instrument and to be chosen as an instrument we may feel gratitude, exercise detachment and show affection.
We must do what we do to
feel alive with excitement while doing our work, feel alive with joy when we accomplish, live in that moment fully and then detach and move on to something different and new- for a rolling stone gathers no moss, and well, we cannot cling to one success forever just like we cannot keep on eating sugar forever!

Taste success, devour it, savour it, then 'gargle' with humbleness and gratitude, cleaning your mind, heart and soul and keep moving on...
Move on to do more, to new beginnings!
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Raising sons…

Raising sons to respect and care for women
Dear Mothers,

Hope you empower women

And as mothers proudly

Raise sons as gentlemen,

Charming, kind,

Mindful, possessing

Real integrity.

Men who are praised

For absolute chivalry.

They hold doors,

Happily help in chores,

Make their women

Feel like royal ladies.

Mothers, whose sons,

Are their dears,

And raise gentlemen

For others' darling

daughters:

And their sons know

the lady's real worth,

Settle for nothing less

As they walk this earth.


You, who give birth,

You do recall:

You

Rock the cradle,

You

Rule the world!
Gender roles have to be replaced by ‘Life skills’ for one and all.
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Teach your daughter this:

You are empowered 

If your bank account is

surplus and sufficient,

Your house help is

Regular and efficient,

If you are well-trained,

On raising your profit

quotient,

And no one dares to

Stop or question,

Your spending decision.

You are empowered

If you walk to work

Without being taunted

Or made to feel guilty

To not first give birth;

But instead encouraged

To up your own worth,

And decide if you are

Ready to bring

A life on earth.

You are empowered,

If you have your

Own house and

Medical insurance,

Not empty promises,

or false ‘future’

assurance.

You are empowered,

If you are not distracted

To ‘appease’ as

An object of beauty,

Rather raised with

self -defence skills

And busy raising

Your immunity.

You are empowered

If your effort is

Rewarded,

Your results applauded,

But most of all,

Your smile is tear-proof,

You enjoy being

Your truly unique self,

Not pressured to be

A colour, a height,

A certain weight,

That you need

To ‘improve’.

You are not empowered

If you are obsessed,

To be accepted by others,

or

Give yourself up,

Just to be 'approved'.
An inspirational philanthropist
Ila Bhatt, India is proud of. THANK YOU for founding SEWA- Self Employed Women’s Association.
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How far did you succeed today?

How was the day?

Reflect
You had a successful day if you laughed a lot.

You achieved considerably if you stayed focused.

You did great if you helped a few persons.

You did well if you
spoke your truth no matter what.

You were doing fine if you stood up for yourself and stated how offended you felt.

You were right if you treated yourself to the very best of what was possible and

You were awesome if you managed to thank God and feel gratitude that the day was fruitful.

Measure your day now- how successful were you?
What can you do better tomorrow?
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Only

Only when tears overflow,

We regain our balance,

And then does peace glow.

Only when fears

We do face and overcome,

Does living life

Seem worthy and awesome.


Despite the impediments

Continue your journey

onward.

Despite the highs and

lows,

Our gears we quickly

change,

We drive and move forward

Through Life's

Complete and inescapable

'Good and bad' range.


Let go the tears.
Face your fears.
Change your gears.

Mondays come and go.
Just move forward today.


Move on!
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If tomorrow comes

Aspire your best version, and up it all the time!
If tomorrow dawns,

Be thankful.

Right now,

This moment,

Today is all you have.


Be busy here and now.

In the littlest of tasks,

Putforth your extra,

Add your magic,

Show your awesomeness.

Make each task

As perfect, as special,

And as unique as you are!

Who are you?
You are your creativity,
Be thoughtful, artful:
Unique in your own way.
A person unforgettable.

You are your words,
Be a promise-keeper:
Person of integrity.

You are your actions.
Be a performer par excellence:
A person incomparable.

Be here and do now!


You are what you choose.

Have a bookful day!

Be a read-greedy book grabber.
When did you last read,
A book fully finish?

Some read for exams,
Some for work,
Some read in leisure,
And treat themselves
With'must' read heaps,
Some thrive in company of books,
Some read none,
Some read for fun,
Some find time
To few pages turn,
With reading,
Our mind we feed,
To the avid readers,
I salute indeed.

No, not Wtsapp, not FB,
Not short, little messages,
From here and there,
That's not reading proper.

Follow an author,
Read from page one
To the last page,the end,
Reflect, reason, question
Every thought pattern
Study deeply its intent.


Unravel and accept
Another life-philosophy,
Choose to read
An author fully,
Complete works of poet,
A proper collection,
Each Voice is unique
Write your own critique.

Each author sows a seed,
New thoughts to breed,
Power of immortality,
Undoubtedly is possessed
By the writer's creed.

Your own mind
You must nourish,
Review your notions
And change obsolete beliefs,
Let your intellect prosper,
Make your mind rich,
So that you flourish.


Your thoughts and ideas
Form a new design,
When you read,
You with your kind,
Emerge, evolve,
And in many ways align.

Happy READING!
Happy Weekend.
Have a bookful, beautiful day!

Wishing you a super rich day!

Smile wider!
Smile wider. 
Grin broader.
Chuckle louder.
Laugh longer
Beam brighter.

May you be blessed and showered with these riches today!
Grow rich in joy!

Let’s remember

Let's remember
Its not 'my' success
Or 'your' success.
It is 'our' success.

Let's remember
Its not 'my' failure
Or 'your' failure.
It is 'our' failure.

We are each contributing to ALL Humanity
And therefore, UBUNTU the African proverbial concept of Life and community is the best way forward- I am, because you are.
At our individual level, we can choose to pledge to ourselves to change and transform. We can guard the petty thoughts of a poor mind and move to a rich,open mind. A mind that's all-encompassing, ever-expanding. We must choose to drive our future based on a world view that holds a united and universal way of thinking, believing and supporting everyone. We can choose to make it a point to help whoever crosses our path in every way we can.

Hold onto goodness and positivity.

As the day unwraps

As the day unwraps
Its seconds
Its minutes
And its hours,

May it contain
Plenty of gifts
A wealth of laughter,
Some ideas that sparkle.

May it contain
No ill will,
May all sick heal.

Have a day of riches
And fulfilled wishes.
Unwrap…

Choose Elegance Today

Do observe
The elegance
In silence.

Do observe
The elegance
In balance.

Do observe
The elegance
In excellence.

Silence enables
Self-reflection.

Balance enables
Right decision.

Excellence enables
Pursuit of progress.

Prosper with elegance
In meditative silence.

Keep a balanced mind,
And pursue perfection
In each action today.

Have an elegant day,
And a perfect morning today.

Good Morning!

May elegant doorways open for you today

Safed Jambu tree

Love apples, Safed Jambus
You stood below
Ready to catch
The jambus
I would throw.

I climbed up
Branch to branch,
Tried to pluck the jambus
You spotted and told me
To reach out
With the sticks
We tried to tie
Together by and by.

Those hidden in between
The lush green leaves,
The jumbo white jambus
Were our absolute treat!

A fresh fruit so simple
Brought a dimple,
With your pretty smile,
As we took no while,
To munch into
A huge juicy bite
Relishing it quite.

The moment felt so right,
A venture unplanned,
Our afternoon filled
With masti and delight,
Fun in bright sunlight,
Feeling excited galore,
Plucking fruit more.

A sense of accomplishment
We felt so content,
A fun day wherein,
Our wishes fulfilled💚.

I remember so clear,
Our girlish might,
Our sheer cheer,
As you caught
The jambus white
In your palms safe,
Without a scratch,
Wow I would say,
'What a catch!'
As though we played
In a cricket match!


The fresh lingering taste
Of the safed jambu,
A tree laden with fruit,
Within its shade,
We too grew.


My dearest sister,
My naughty accomplice
In our days of childhood,
Romping and climbing
Our great exercise,
These moments of picking fruit,
In my memories I salute!


As years passed by,
We chased work,climbed
The ladder of success,
We now fondly cherish
White jambus' tree,
We so much love,
Since our days carefree!

The tree stands tall, jamoons now unplucked, just fall

2022

Step in to 2022 with a dash of lemony zest!
Think new
Learn new
Speak words few
Actions positive,
Kindness do renew

Its 2022

May you be surrounded
By fragrant flowers,
Blessed with natural
Healing powers.

Its 2022

May you decide to rise
Out of the past
Let go, live in the Now,
Question less, use less
Of 'Why me', and just be.

Its 2022

Make peace,
Courageously say 'Adieu'
To all that happened,
Before 2022.

Yes, its just
Another morning,
Until you choose
To make it new
By what 'new' you do.

Blossom and thrive

Glide into 2022

2022, fresh as dew
Glide gently through
Few hours more
Into Twenty Twenty Two.

Merry or morose,
Some memories
Life deposited,
And some precious
Beloved memory-makers
Death withdrew.

Some doors shut,
Some did open for you,
To glide smoothly into
Twenty Twenty Two.

To reach the state ideal
You and I got to deal
With what we do,
How we feel.

So soar high
With Hope, fly
Do your best,
Just try and try.


Wishing you
A year New,
May your energies
Declutter and clear,
And your hope,
Rekindle and renew.

Wake up,
With a dream
Fresh as dew,
Rise, be wise,
Welcome 2022.

Rise

On this day

Good Morning
Make peace,
Decide to deliver
The promise.

With ease,
Say what matters,
Let go grudges,
Just release.

Choose to cherish
The choice of ease
The choice of peace
The choice of release
Choose.
Have an easy day.
Good Morning.
Choose well.

Morning!

Think high
Usher in a mission,
That takes you close,
To realise your vision!

Usher in a resolution,
That guides your move,
And your every motion.

Usher in a celebration,
2023 is few weeks away,
Optimistic, do stay! 

Make it a magical day, 
Do your very best,
In every possible way,
And then let go, rest
Accept God's will, pray!
Usher in new ways, and be
at the
‘Top of the world’
Today!

Achieve today!

For I have refined
And redefined
Achievement.

Not wasting time
Is an achievement.
Letting go worry
Is an achievement.
Laughing more
Is an awesome accomplishment.
Making a new bond,
Having a new friend,
Is an achievement.
Turning a sad memory
Into a sad smile
Is an achievement.
Praying for myself
Is an accomplishment,
Praying for others
Is an achievement.

I pray all of you achieve and accomplish today:
My way. My redefined, refined way.
Have an achievementful day! Good Morning!
Achieve this!