Tuesday, August 17, 2010

A day to live and a day to learn while I hope tomorrow brings sunshine.

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I had the strangest day today. There are some days when you wake up and you know something will not be right today. These are the days when you should keep quiet. These are the days when you should listen to that voice warning you. But exactly on these days, you refuse to listen to that screaming voice inside of you.
I learned a few things in the past few days – about myself, people and life through myself, people and well, life. 

  • I have learned that if you lose a friend, that person was never really your friend to begin with. It is sad and it hurts but it’s true. Friendship doesn’t come with terms and conditions; people don’t come with terms and conditions. It is all a game of expecting and accepting. 
  • I have learned that relationships have their troubled times. We stop being what we are initially to the people we love. We become comfortable and say things that we should not say. It is at that point that we have a choice to either evolve with the relationship or fight. 
  • I have learned that I don’t have the energy to fight anymore. We are so starved for love that we fight for love itself. Maybe that’s the reason even countries fight. 
  • I have learned that as we get comfortable in things, places and with people we also start to ask for more. We start to treat those things, the places and those people as home. We take them for granted.
  • I have learned that there is no time slab, price tag or an expiry date on some relationships. Sometimes, they just fade. 
  • I have learned that we can’t accept the fading away. It’s a fear we carry around us all the time. 
  • I have learned that letting go is a process. It takes time. We feel it’s the hardest thing we have to do. But truth is, we have to let go, we have to walk ahead and we have to move on.
  • I have learned that with love comes insecurity. To evolve and conquer it is an ongoing process. It is also the same process that either brings two people closer or makes them fall apart. 
  • I have learned that I have to wait for love to come to me. The kind of love that has its ups and downs, arguments and insecurities but all of it stems from passion and immense emotion. A love that each day learns the good and bad about me as I learn about him and together we grow to make him and I – Us.

11 comments:

Shuchika said...

miss sethi.. as always, beautiful!!
all that i'll totally agree with.. love you & keep writing.. there many waiting to read their own thoughts in yours :)
lots of love aaanchhuu baby..

Preeti said...

I agree to that..... i m always waiting to read my own thoughts thru u:) u write so well tht one who unstds connects wit it instantly. luv ur blog!!

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smaze said...

a post on how on being self-sufficient please..

much has been said about what people can and/or cannot be/do for/to us and vice versa..

i am sorry i am having what i call a cynical year..

but most definitely beautifully written..

Aanchal said...

@ shuchika thanks !!!!! love u too

@ preeti so nice to hear from you after a long time :)

Aanchal said...

@ smaze. finally i get comment from u... and u tell me youre cynical this year .. why oh why!!! anyhow... there r earlier posts on self sufficency i wud like to bring to your notice - http://idletuesdayafternoonthoughts.blogspot.com/2010/04/perfectly-lonely.html and http://idletuesdayafternoonthoughts.blogspot.com/2010/06/while-i-was-busy-finding-myself-ode-to.html

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smaze said...

i have read these..

maybe i am not being able to explain what i mean when i say self
sufficient..

but i have a picture in mind.. which i can definitely make you understand when i meet you at a coffee day next..

Aanchal said...

:) yes a long discussion at a coffee day would do justice to self sufficiency and also why you are being cynical :) hugs.

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