WHY SO SOON?

There have been two deaths so far that have moved me deeply. The first was the death of my brother’s best friend, and the second was the death of a stranger. In both cases, the deceased died young. I’ve lost family too who I loved dearly, grieved for as well. Every loss was monumental in…

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Transitioning From Married to Unmarried Women

Hello from my hidey-hole! I’ve been gone a long time. I think I may have become somewhat of a dormant volcano, bursting out only occasionally. This week on Candles Online we are discussing the big transitions in life and I’ve written the first explosive article on an Indian woman’s perspective on making the shift from…

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Worth

I know you get the urge sometimes to cry out, to vent. You seek an ear; any pair will do. The thing is the ears you crave are the ones that refused to hear you out in the first place. They are the source of your pain. But any ear does not, in fact, do.…

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Random Gyan #36: Light

Even the darkest of nights need just a little light. Clearly Diwali is gone but not Diwali fever. This festival always brightens me up. It’s about family, it’s about love, it’s about celebrating the good in humanity and spreading happiness. Hope everyone had a good festive season. Here’s wishing you more light to brighten up…

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IN THE AFTERLIFE

No, no, this isn’t a preachy sermon about how you should prepare for life after death. Well actually, this is about that except its not your afterlife I’m asking you to prepare for, but for those you leave behind. Life has no surety. Death, however, is a certainty. We can get any number of insurances and jeewan bimas but nothing…

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