Courage is a quality which very few have. With determination anything can be achieved. But courage is another thing.
adverse situation, the ability to buck up and fight back is courage.
a child knows that his parents are not able to pay for his school fees. If they
do so, they would have to cut down on food, they would have to buy second hand uniforms
and books and the child has to struggle a lot.
But the child knowing all of these, doesn’t care a bit and wants to go to school. He goes to school,learns the subject and undergoes a good amount hardship, simply to tally up between his home and school.
Consciousness means world. Surprising isn’t it. Whatever you are conscious of, you are aware of.
If you aren’t,
then it all means zilch-zero.
entombs the fragrance of a beautiful rose, the sight of the bright sun, the aroma
of an excellent food item.
It has the
whole world in your sphere.
It is basically
a way of seeing the world, in the way it is shown.
making a pastry, you can’t see the cohesion of the ingredients but it is happening.
So, it isn’t
a part pf your consciousness, yet it is. For when the pastry sets together and
is fully prepared, then only you can have it. So, your consciousness is aware
that the pastry is made and it is ready for consumption but you can’t see the
inner micro details of each and every molecule of the pastry.
common place where consciousness can’t reach directly. It can if you take a
tiny piece of that pastry and place it under a high power microscope, you would
be able to see the finer details of it.
gastric system is supposed to be running up and fine. The moment it gives away,
you have to run to the toilet, to………………………. So, till that of giving away, you
were conscious that all was well, yet it happened. Maybe too much oily food or
some stale left over food from the refrigerator.
what consciousness is. It is very limited, yet superfine, yet unaware of most
things and specifically of the beautiful things existent in this world.
Few days back, I was having some peanuts at a bus stand when the man asked me for a peanut.
Can I have some peanuts?”
I was taken
He said that
hadn’t had peanuts for more than thirty years, so suddenly he felt the need to
I told him-“There’s
a peanut seller, selling peanuts just around the corner. You can buy the peanuts
“I know I
can, but I want to you give me the peanuts.”
speak these words I moved away from him, and started walking.Maybe he was nuts.
someone called my name and I turned around to see who it was.
It was the
same man, who had asked me for peanuts.
you know my name?”
won’t recognize me.”
should I recognize you?”
your old school friend. We studied in the same school for two years and you
would have peanuts which I used to bring in my tiffin box.”
wouldn’t give it to me. Just a mere two or three peanuts and the rest you would
simply gobble up.”
moment you said can I have some peanuts, that scrawny voice of yours tingled
the brain cells in my mind. I immediately thought –“Where had I heard this
voice before?” I looked around and though you have grown up be a grumpy looking man, your eyes and smile
hasn’t changed much.”
recognized me and were playing a prank on me?”
me after so many years, if you can play a prank on me, then I too can do so.”
worry old friend. I shall buy you a new pack of peanuts from the peanut seller.”
he cheered up a bit.
We had tea and
peanuts, chatted for a while and then we got up on the bus, which we were
supposed to do much earlier.
spaces of time, people don’t change much. Do they?