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Have a better day than yesterday!

Choose better.
Choose well.

Choose
Silence not arguing.
Choose
Hope not worrying.
Choose
Activities not idling.
Choose
Learning not lazing.

Choose better,
Right now,
Not later!

Choose better today

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Come, September

Experience the shades of your emotions. Keep them light or bright.
Come September,
Like a dry leaf
Shake off
Everyone's grief.

Come September,
Make life better,
Help everyone shrug,
Each big and small grudge

Come September,
Help all remember,
You precede October,
And the last quarter,
Of this year,
And it's time
To acknowledge
That in the Fall,
Nature let's go
All dried and old,
Bares itself to the cold

Likewise, September,
Let everyone's heart Begin to clear,
Of worry and fear,
Of a frown or a hidden tear
And await calmly
The end of the year.
Turn over a new leaf…

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What upsets a person?

Teach yourself to adjust your thinking. Have minimal expectations. Be flexible in expecting the unexpected.
We are upset and disturbed many a times.
Who upsets us?
Obvious answer is people around us.
But is it the right answer?
Nope.
Our expectations, when not met, upset us.

So if we want to remain calm and peaceful, what should we observe? What should we change?

Our expectations and our company.

Expect less or nothing and genuine people will surprise you. Bond more with those who share strong values and ethics.

Move away from toxic, selfish, greedy opportunists, using silence and detachment. Send them light and forgiveness as you detach.

Your peace and calm are your choice.
Your expectations are your choice.
Our life is our breath. Do breathing exercises to calm your chatter-ful mind.
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Vivid memories

Share love and laughter
We are all merely, 
A future memory.
What sort of vivid one,
Do we choose to be,
Before we are done?

Who ever you happen,
To meet and to be with,
Here and right now,
Choose to be kind,
Or quiet, if not loving.

That's how,
They'll remember you,
Be kind to yourself too!

Real life, real folks, real togetherness.
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Migrant

Smile more
The winged explorer,
The sky-migrant,
The global glider
The borderless flyer
The bird
Tell me,
Do you look back
To your first nest,
To your first branch,
To your first tree?
Do you only fly onward,
Do you only move forward,
Never glance backward,
Never sigh,
Just fly high?

Me too, a migrant,
Between cities,
Between tongues,
Between thoughts,
Between my origin
And final destination,
Here and now, on earth,
Only pursuing
Peace is worth,
I perch for a while,
I just have one lifetime,
So, I search for peace,
From mile to mile,
And ultimately realise
Peace itself perches
In my heart and my smile.



Peace is within.
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A beginner’s mind

All fresh, all new and filled with anticipation💗
I wish you, 
An idea new.

I wish you,
A beginner's mind,
No past to rewind.

May your heart,
Hold anticipation,
And affirmation.

May your eyes,
Find more possibilities,
Than see otherwise.

Go ahead this week,
Hopeful, not meek,
Follow your dream
Doubt-free,
Go, seek!

I wish you smile,
As you walk,
Mile after mile,
With a spring,
In your feet.

May soft petals be underneath your feet now and always.

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For some of us

May their soul rest in eternal peace
For some of us

From this day, today,

This world will never be

The same again.

A few words unsaid,

A few tears unshed,

Will forever remain.

For some of us now on,

A hollow feeling,

An emptiness,

A sense of loss,

A long, quiet silence,

Will forever remain.

This world will never be

The same again.

To those 'some of us'

Whose hearts have broken,

I say, let us bid

Our final farewell,

To the dear departed,

Who now lies in peace

Rises to God,

No longer in pain.


Without them,

Our world will never be

The same again,

As they left quietly,

On the final journey

Rising to Paradise,

Welcomed by eternity-

Leaving with us,

Pure, precious values,

And pearls of wisdom,

And unforgettable

Moments and memories.

To those 'some of us'

Inconsolable, tearful,

Today in this unfamiliar

'Never the same again'

Wide wide world,

Those 'some of us'

Feel their absence in

This familiar homeland,

As they try their grief

To stoically withstand,

I too, with them, stand,

And pray that always

God holds their hand.
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Now on…

Live and let live.

A prayer poem for all

May all safely return home.

Today and every day,

Day after day,

May hope and light,

In your heart thrive,

May your smile revive.

Thankful that all

Home may safely

Finally arrive.


Blessed with health,

May you return

In your full form soon,

Your second life,

Your new boon.


So forge ahead,

All days,

Each hour,

Truly matter,

This disaster,

You did survive.

Today,

Every moment,

May you feel immense,

Calm and peace,

All worries release.


Today and every day,

Day after day,

May you heal,

And all fear,

With faith deal.

Now on,

Let the past

Be a bygone,

A story to narrate,

With detailed content,

And may you arrive

With gratitude

To its happy end,

Of how being blessed,

With a second life,

And affirm,

How Prayers

Worked for you,

To full extent.

Today and every day,

Day after day,

Live long,

Live strong,

May to you,

Peace and health

Lifelong belong.
Prayers for safe and secure life
for one and all
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Worth

Is the thought worthwhile or worthless?
As a thought visits,
Check its worth
Allow its presence
If it is of positive
And of good essence.

Worthless thoughts
You must discard.

A thought worthwhile
Is the one that
Brings you peace,
Or a smile.
Me and my thought
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Who are you?

Be clear. To fly high, the mind, like the sky, ought to be clear.
What are you? 
You are your mind,
You heart, body, soul.

You are the ‘are’
Not yet the ‘were’.

So you are:
The present,
The breathing 'you'.

You are the time you have left with you.

So when you ‘do’ something,
With your body,mind, heart and soul,
You actually give yourself whole.

To what?
That you decide.
How you dedicate your life.
Your focus,
Your time here,
You either 'spend'
or you 'devote'.

For what use,
What purpose,
You choose.
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I’m not sure

😇
I'm not sure 
What love is,
But I know
Kindness is pure.
In the end,
What changes the story,
What matters totally,
Is how well you treat
The one you claim to love
In thought, word & deed.
Love without integrity is no love

Happy Republic Day India!

Extraordinary India❤
May we move forward, Stronger,surer,together.
May we move forward,
To progress and prosper.

May our diversity
Bring us strength greater,
Make our minds grow richer,
May we stride with pride,
Holding hands of each other.
Jai Hind

This too shall heal

However lost and hurt you feel, remember impermanence.
The fact of impermanence

We ought to hold

Onto closely,

Especially awarefully,

Consciously, every day.


Impermanence in life

Does remind us

That injuries

of the heart,

body and mind

Do not hurt forever.


This new injury

Feels heavy right now,

Unbearable somehow,

But its not permanent,

Soon it will heal.



Always remember

We are all temporary,

What happens to us

Does end, does pass,

And so shall we.
Each experience, each moment is Fleeting…

When you laugh

Laughter beautifies you!
When you laugh,
Your heart sings,
Your laughter sounds
Like a bell that rings,
Your soul sighs
And your mind heals,
How light it feels!

Like a ray,
You spread joy
Mile to mile,
When you smile😊.

Smile and laugh more,
Increase your
Joy score,
Hope you aren't being
A grumpy bore!
Just laugh it off, whatever it is. Choose your battles wisely; let go the rest.

A thorn…

Thorns can’t be wished away.
If a thorn pricked,
Hurt and bled you terribly,
Would you intentionally
Put yourself through
That prick again?

Then why let a memory
Of a day bygone
A survived, bad,
Injurious experience,
Revisit, re-prick,
Rehurt you repeatedly?

Let go the past,
Protect your heart,
From hurting.

Heal yourself:
Replace the thorn,
By revisiting
Re-touching the petals
Of only the best
Bygone moments.

Let go gloom,
May your heart bloom.

CHOOSE TO BLOSSOM AND BLOOM TODAY⚘

Thorns do not stop us from reaching out to touch the buds and the blossoms. Live life to the fullest!

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

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.

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!

Daily

Travel light in this journey of life.
Days pass by
Life goes on.

What seems most important now, in retrospect, may or may not be of that much essence, that much consequence.
For every 'most important thing' there is an option.
Train your mind to dwell on Option B as seriously as Option A.

Musts and shoulds also need to be let gone.

Every moment is a new day a new way to approach and think, say, do and live better than the last.
Keep life simple.

Happy Day

Make your mind 
A place of worship
Enlightened, carrying
Thoughts very kind.

Make your heart
A loveful shrine,
Blissful, thankful
Radiating the Divine.




The Light within, the Light without.

Come, December

Come, December.
Come, December.

Let’s wind up
Moments heavier,
Better un-remembered,
Hopes unanswered,
Souls departed,
Tears shed.

Let’s pack away
The Covid taandav
It did one truth endow:
We all go,
Here we may be-
A year more,
A week less,
A day more
Or a few decades,
For sure,
We do not know.

Come December,
Help us overcome.

Come December,
Bring a cool 2022
With tides better,
Bring laughter
Lots of joy too;

Let’s love greater,
Let’s all live
Closer and on lesser.

Come December,
Help us vow
And always remember
To add love everywhere
We come and go.

Let's pledge too,
To preserve Nature,
Multiply laughter
To be kinder,‘humaner’
Make our 2022 lovelier
While we are here.

Life is a gift, unwrap gently, accept or change, live fully!

This dawn…

Today:
May the ill heal,
May their pain lessen,
May they strength regain,
May they positive remain.

May the tired feel fresh,
May the sad find a smile,
May the angry be mellow,
May the day go well,
For each friend,
And every fellow.

May the pink & yellow
Of Loving kindness
Gently in each heart
Grow and overflow.
Support those around you…with a smile!

Brought nothing, lost nothing

Born empty handed,

Leave empty-handed.

Live with love and light.
When here we landed,
Weren't you and me,
Both born empty-handed?

Then let's live life,
Without hate and strife,
Unassuming and light,
Choosing love:
Not might over right,
Decide none to exploit.

Lets feel from
The depths of our heart,
And reach great heights
Through our open,
Un-burdened, mind,
Always to ourself remind:
To keep our thoughts,
Words and deeds aligned.

In your presence,
In your vibes,
Let each creature,
Great and small,
Of all colours,
Of features all,
Feel you are harmless,
Listen to your heart's
Compassionate call.
Make compassion your passion.