A Struggle Against Silence: My Writing Process Blog Hop

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  Writing is a struggle against silence. ~Carlos Fuentes I wrote these words sometime last year:  I have so much to say. But it’s buried deep within. Writing is my way of bringing it to the fore. But it’s not always easy. I think the editor in my head plays a lot of games at […]

The Alphabet Is Fine

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Today I start playing with the alphabet, again! Yes, I’m doing the April Blogging From A to Z Challenge for the second time. After our experience with the Challenge last year, I decided that I was doing it on Everyday Gyaan too besides on From 7Eight. I’m also linking into the Ultimate Blog Challenge and […]

Composers For Relief Supporting The Philippines

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When I read Vidya Sury’s  stirring piece, A Cup of Peace,  and Damyanthi Biswas’ compelling post, Is There Hope in 2014?, both written for a fantastic cause, I knew I wanted to do my bit for this  too. It’s another thing that I lost my heart to that country when I spent almost a month there […]

More Writing From The Heart

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As I get set to write this I’m listening to Eva Cassidy sing ‘True Colors‘ and loving it. What a song, what a voice, and what a woman! But it’s the lyrics that get to me. ‘I see your true colours shining through…. And that’s why I love you. So don’t be afraid to let […]

Split Open?

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Certain events in the last few weeks have left me feeling very cheated by some people I considered friends.  A simple call for space was met with so much drama and attempts to control me, that I was aghast. While at my age, the behavior and choices of people should no longer surprise me – I […]

Holding Ourselves In Balance

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7x7x7x7 Writing Prompt – Holding Ourselves In Balance In everyday life, then, we must hold ourselves in balance, choosing wisely. We must learn how to live for ourselves, while being available for others. Unless we take care of ourselves, we can never truly give to others. How can I give you from my emptiness? How […]