I was browsing through one of my favorite "feel good" blogs hosted by Preeti Shenoy
, and read one of the recent posts on writing prompts
. Found the concept interesting ... and immediately set out with the latest prompt, as a small challenge to myself. The prompt for this week is - "I wish everyone loved ...". And here we go ...
... being dutiful towards the society:
Although a cliché, but the
one quote that perfectly catches the essence is “Man by nature is a social animal”. In
an increasingly self-centered world, where an individual’s duty towards the
society unfortunately comes after almost every other priority, it is the need of the hour to reemphasize the importance of mutual existence and
compassion for fellow individuals. It is every one's responsibility to think about collective good above personal good, to think about duties and responsibilities before rights.
... being loyal towards the friends:
Pardon another cliché, but
still the best quote I have loved on friendship is “A friend in need is a
friend indeed”. A loyal friend will always be around you, when the entire world
has left your company. One of the best relieving moment in one’s life is when you
find a friend on your side, when there is nobody ahead or behind you.
... being affectionate towards the kids:
Because this is one
emotion the kids always look up to the parent for. Hugs, cuddles, kisses,
tenderness, warmth – these strengthen the bond between you and the kids, and
develops the relationship. If we daily check whether they have brushed their teeth
or not, whether they have finished their lessons or not, whether they have said
their prayers or not, it is equally important to check whether they have
received their share of affection or not.
... being thankful towards the parents:
they are the
ones who brought you to this world. No matter what you achieve in your
life, how rich and successful you are, how
modern you are, and increasingly important today, whether you are married or not … you are what you are because of them, and your responsibility towards them never diminishes.
You can not repay the
debt you owe to them. The least you can do is being thankful towards
them and be around them during their twilight years.
... being committed towards the partner:
Because the relationship can not
blossom without a commitment. Being one of the most beautiful
relationships made by God, and supposed to be the one that belongs to
just the two of you, it
needs to be preserved. Commitment towards each other’s dreams and
commitment towards each other’s emotions, commitment towards equality of
opinions … it spans across multiple aspects.
... being honest towards self:
Because the opposite is not an
option ... otherwise, you can not be dutiful towards the society, you can not be loyal
towards the friends, you can not be affectionate towards the kids, you can not be thankful towards the
parents and you can not
be committed towards the partner. You can not be YOU.
What a brilliant post. And Yes - Congrats for winning it :) :)ReplyDelete
Yes, you deserve it.ReplyDelete
Very well written... I truly wish that all your wishes come TRUE.The world will indeed become a better place to live in:)ReplyDelete
and yes congrats :)ReplyDelete
NIce post... CheersReplyDelete
Thanks everyone for taking time to appreciate!ReplyDelete
Everything seems so perfect in this post, but no one is perfect in this world.ReplyDelete
Wonderful post, you deserve it..
Just too perfect to believe it will happen in this world. Especially when it comes to the spouse and the parents. With today's definition of independence of thoughts and actions, there in an increasing pressure, especially on the guyz, to chuck their responsibilities towards the parents. And the parents of the girls give two hoots to what their daughters are subjecting her in-laws to. My two cents. Your views?ReplyDelete