When You Lose

Of course, it hurts when you lose! Big time!! Especially when you and many others know that you were actually the best. But then what choice do you have? Either you can cry foul play or you can let it go. Whichever you choose is completely your choice. As long as it is justified, you [...]

The Pain of Waiting

Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting. -- Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns Ask anyone who has waited and waited and waited. Irrespective of where they come from or what they have wanted, they will all equate waiting with one thing -- [...]

Compliment or Not

"Am I supposed to take it as a compliment? Or not?" Sometimes said aloud, sometimes thought silently, the above line resonates with most of us. At times, people say such smartly-phrased things that we don't really know what to make of them. If they were positive or negative remains unclear. Worse still, there are times [...]

He Who Yearned to be a Dog

Do you think life never drastically changes? That it is impossible in reality? Read on and I bet to prove you wrong with a true story. He was born in a backward caste at a time when the caste system enjoyed a stronghold in his country. He spent his boyhood in a small continuously leaking [...]