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A Life Well Spent

What does it really mean to have a well-spent life? We spend our whole lives in trying to decipher the meaning behind our simple yet complex lives and even then, are left with unanswered questions.

We're always trying to define our lives in heavy terminologies like passion, meaning, quest, essence etc and yet, are not quite able to.

For me, all these big terms are contained within three essentials of life-
1.Being good to one's own self
2.Being good to others
3. Balancing 1 & 2

That's all that there is to life..isn't it? and many battles are lost because we couldn't decide which essential to fight for and when and most importantly, how.

Essential number 3 is ideally what we all keep striving for. This essential is what makes the journey that much more difficult. 

At different times one essential will take precedence over the other. Sometimes, you have to give yourself up for the sake of 'your' others. And at times, you will have to put yourself forward -at the …

Journey

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Your soul is on a journey and so is mine At some point, their paths will intertwine
Under the shade of the banyan tree
We will sit and wonder
If from the clutches of time
We'll ever be free
Will we ever chase the rainbows in the vast sky
Or melt in the raindrops as the rains go by
Wrap ourselves in the gushing wind
And kiss in the moonlight
And brighten the darkness within
Will our souls ever get to hold hands                                
And look into each other's eyes
Tell stories without words
That our hearts in love can understand
If time is eternal, then why aren't we
Bound by love. Just you and me
Someday.. May be someday
The sun will shine bright.. Brighter than everyday
Someday, sometime will be ours
More than what it is.. Everyday
Perhaps in my dream
Perhaps in yours too..