Soo Silly.. !?!?! But I Miss It ..

Has it ever happened to you.. ?? Out of no where you miss something that was once too much.. too obvious.. and too present to miss..??

So while I was tossing and turning on the bed last night.. I was hearing a light tapping on my bedroom window.. I could hear the heavy wind making a roaring sound.. the light tapping was the rain drops..!!! This very thing was something that made me so happy growing up .. as heavy rains meant there’s no school tomorrow… !! (something like a snow day here) …I go to bed with a smile on my face.. 😀

Now where I live rain is not so common.. rarely you hear the raindrops and the wind somehow is of the abundance….Sometimes the small car I drive really feels this wind.. meaning I can’t really go light on the steering wheel without wind trying to blow away my car along with me in it.. ok now that’s too much of an exaggeration… But the point is wind is often heavy.. but the light rain that wash away the weary of long lasting hot summer days or almost ending cold winters.. is a rare occurrence .. !!

Last night with the calming sound of the raindrops .. I was half way down the memory lane until I don’t remember anymore.. I must have fallen asleep… !

I started my school on a rainy day.. I was happy to wear my new rain coat that my dad got me for the first day of school.. other kids had umbrellas .. I liked how I was the only one in a rain coat so bright and yellow.. !! Although school has always given me chills even before I stepped foot in there.. the walk to school was always a fun one.. !! We were careful to ignore the puddles..and so quick to go to the side when a car passed through splashing all of us.. the fact that our school uniform was white .. didn’t help at all.. on a rainy day..!!

Some how the school sports meet was always on the hottest months of the year.. February..!! We only wished for rain which never came.. as for hours we were out in the burning sun for various sports events.. !! Although the first poem I ever learned for English was “Rain Rain Go Away” this didn’t really make much sense on these sports days.. !! ..

Some how my memories, my life back home was so connected with rain.. now hearing the mere sound of rain drops alone gives me teary eyes with a gutt wrenching feeling of nostalgia.. Ohh the good old days..!!

I miss the rain..!!

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“This” Moment of Time

When I moved to a new country 10 years ago .. things were challenging .. now looking back.. I only remember the good times.. But I swear things were difficult: adjusting to an all new weather, school and even finding new friends.. but somehow time solved it all.. !! Every once in a while, life reminds us of the healing power of time..!! Although we know that, we often tend to forget.. but soon we learn again when we  are hit with a new challenge in our lives.. !! This my friends ..is one of those lessons..!!

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Well just like anything else in life.. Time too needs a little push sometimes.. or maybe you can call it a helping hand.. time works with you if you work towards your goals and walk towards the light.. so although you let go of the unwanted burdens and leave it on the shoulders of time.. you keep at it..you keep pushing through the hard times just as much you voluntarily do during the good times !!

Then finally after 10 years from now you can look back and you will say to yourself… “When things got difficult I did freak out.. I did question when will this end…..but I kept working towards what was important in life.. although it felt like a never ending roller coaster .. I did it.. !! and all it took was time..!! backed up with hard work.. !!”.

So again like I said.. why don’t we all take a deep breath..and leave the burdens for a later time.. and take this moment to celebrate all the good things that got you to where you are now.. and pledge  to support time when its working hard to get us to where we want to go..!! Lets own this moment out the spectrum of time..and live in that … and only that.. while past and future are all wonders of time.. that was once lived and yet to experience. … !! Lets celebrate “this” moment of time..!!