Sunday, March 13, 2011

Life's a Catastrophe

Life, like everything else has two faces. The beautiful one and the ugly one. And both the faces show up in a well balanced way through out.

Perhaps that is why history is always believed to repeat itself. There are plenty of 'Deja Vu' instances. Part of these can make life look and feel like a celebration. While the remaining one's make life a catastrophe.

One such Deja Vu was recently witnessed by the Land of the Rising Sun. The ghost of its past resurrected only to wash out the glorious present it had built overtime.

Hundreds and thousands lost everything. What remains is probably the nightmarish memories of what happened, and the fears of what it will lead to.

Numerous words can be uttered, but very little can be actually done to make any of this any better. The only little relief could be that our own loved ones are safe!

Yet history will repeat itself. There will be revivification and restoration. It will take its due course of time, but it will happen for sure.

Life too is nothing less than a series of events, most times repeated events. We fall on our face, to get up with vigor, to fall back.

Each time the fall gives us a similar excruciating pain just like the earlier one's, and each breath of new life fills us with overwhelming joy just the same of the last refurbishment.

The degrees vary, but the feeling is the same. This is the true essence of life. When we stop getting up after a fall, we stop living. Life stops then.

It may be the hardest thing to accept defeat and back down. But the hardest of the hardest thing to do is to muster the courage to put the pieces of the puzzle back in their place.

I personally am not a believer of the theory of the world coming to an end in 2012. But if it were even to happen, we would have the whole evolution right back from its very inception.

There is no point in fearing the adversities. The brilliance would be in preparing for the bounce back. 


  1. Things always come a full circle. As u said one just needs to get up. And the satisfaction of winning back something is the best feeling ever.

    When we stop getting up after a fall, we stop living.
    Love this line .. (someone might steal it)

  2. I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work.
    Thomas Edison