Last evening, I was enjoying cold coffee and feeling the breeze that swept over Big Apple. My eyes fell on the family picture on the wall in our hall room. Just to its side was a painting that was gifted to me by Aaliyah on our first anniversary.
The time spent alone often makes us look around, observe and reflect. I went closer to the picture! It was 15 years back! A lot has changed since then. Back then Bob was a young guy who thought he would conquer the world with his ambitious engineering skills. But, here I am, a writer! I smiled.
I touched the picture and let each finger run over it. My family has been a pillar always. I miss being with them. I thought!
Then I looked at the painting that was given by Aaliyah. I had zilch clue that cupid would strike again after a failed marriage and I would fall in love again. I would be with such a fascinating woman who has made the journey of life so wonderful. I blushed, still feeling the butterflies.
“What are friends for? Count on us for everything!” – read the caption with our group picture on the table that was taken on Hug month celebration.
There’s so much to be thankful for! How often do we express our gratitude to the almighty, to the universe, or to life?
Thank You Day is here! Today, when I look back I would not change a single thing. The experiences, the memories, the lessons, the people who came and left, the people who stayed, the good and the unpleasant scenarios – I am thankful for it all.
The course of life has meandered beautifully and shaped me into who I am today. It has helped me to learn, grow and evolve in a way where I can live life to the fullest. I am able to value every blessing and person in my life. Indeed, life is beautiful and there is so much to be thankful for!
My heart is full of gratitude and I would want to know what you are thankful for on this Thank You Day!