Monday, August 9, 2010

Barkha Dhar’s Blogs On Social Issues Is One

It was last year in August that a feeling spawned a thought that gave a cause to my life. In beats of my heart and the drops of the saline that moistened my eyes lay a compelling emotion, which was like a blaze of light amid darkness. It was at this very moment that the stylus of my creativity burst into sparklers that imbued me with the spirit to do something. That is when Barkha Dhar’s Blogs On Social Issues went worldwide. 

For this past year my blogs have been my efforts that have shaped into deeds. They embody my intent and heed to experience life deeply as also differently. This journey indeed has sufficed the thirst of my soul. It has also led me to the idea that mindful cleansing is as important as the morning shower. This campaign of hope has also helped imbibe that change is not an ingredient of life but the essence of living not just for ourselves but for others as well. Such shift clocks in when inertia dies. 

Looking back at this day past year is like smelling the fragrance of fresh flowers in a pot that leave a scent to fill the space with an aroma, which is much stronger and sweeter than a dash of Channel. In this eloquent attempt of the past year, I thank god for showing me the route to repose, for giving me the opportunity to hear and be heard. My earnest and utmost thanks to my dearest husband who like a sire recognized the hidden me. His contributions are like the chords of an instrument that give melody to my life. I thank him for being who he really is, a wonderful father, a loving husband and a wise and kind person. 

Thank you also to fellow bloggers who have been nothing less than a momentum for raising awareness on important issues to help create change. Many thanks also to my critics who may not agree with my viewpoint. Well that is why they are my critics! In my view, however even if a slight change in self, as also in inspiring others has or can make a fraction of difference, then I at Barkha Dhar’s Blogs On Social Issues has had a conscientious and a purposive life.     
Thank you all for your time, support and encouragement in this eclectic relationship on the blogosphere. 

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  1. Happy Blog Anniversary, Barkha! Your blog is so insightful and informative. It has been a privilege getting to know you. Thank you for your wonderful efforts on behalf of those voices who would otherwise remain unheard. Your efforts in this single year have been extraordinary.

  2. What a beautiful tribute to yourself and others. As one of your blog buddies, meeting and speaking with you has been an amazing experience. It's a testament to your intuitive perception, and your empathy for whatever you choose to look. It's a rare privilege to meet someone with your spirit and talents. Again I love your video, and I've been buzzing everywhere I can about it. You should post it on MDG's! Brian, the organizer for this, likes it and said go ahead! It would help others to understand MDG's; I think it sounds too "ivory tower." But I digress. You are a rare, sagacious, multi-talented individual with whom we at BC and BU are very lucky to cross paths. Sweet tides, Linda


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