To do List: 7. Draw strength from the good around me.

Been thinking about the weekend that just passed and I was thinking how life is amazing and frustrating and beautiful and overwhelming but so so so precious! I met some people, a family who quickly connected to my heart. People who I have never met before, but walk ahead of me in the journey that…

Him and me

When we started our lives together, there was uncertainty- Does he really like me?. Is he kind? I mean we hardly know each other. There was a longing I could not understand… Missing him when he went to work. But we had happiness and silliness in our tiny apartment in Kowloon Bay. I wondered who…

She asked me …

For the last couple of days, the girl has been asking some soul searching questions: Why did I come before Sean? Why is he my brother?  The first time she asked me this, I went biblical and told her about John the Baptist. The importance of his role in the preparation of coming of Christ…

Remember, I’m thinking of you.

I’m sure many of you have seen this fluffy white hairy seed floating around during your childhood. And spent hours trying to catch them as they float dreamily around in the summer breeze. It comes from the Scarlet Milkweed plant pod, also known as Kakatundi in Hindi. The pretty red flowers grow into pods and…

My Father’s Wallet

You can tell a lot about a person from the contents of their purse/wallet.   For a man with so many accomplishments, My Father was at heart a simple man. He wasn’t very tall or well-built or stylish. But he has a presence that was unmistakable. He had a command on his work, on his expertise….