Makara Sankranthi is a south Indian festival that marks many things. The most important one being the entry of Sun into Capricorn. This event is considered particularly auspicious and it is supposed to bring along with it loads of prosperity and peace to everyone - here's hoping there will be no more calamities or mishaps in the world. Here's hoping peace to all the victims and survivors of Haiti and here's also hoping the world will rise and reach out.
Make donations - cash, kind, any kind! Keep the world in your prayers. GIVE - that is the only thing you take with you when you leave the world - what you GIVE. What you don't shall stay back right where you left it!
" Please don't follow me this way" I gently snapped at my little girl who stalks me form the bathroom to the kitchen to the living room, tracing my footsteps. As much as I love her, her clinginess gets to extremes sometimes - specially on days like these when her Baba is out of town.
" I need my space" I added - like she'd understand what I meant. And when I went upstairs to get something, the lil brat over took me - knotted her eyebrows and snapped back quiet triumphantly - "Why do you follow me all the time? I need my space"