When you label your self,
… a Blogger, don’t lose the freedom to keep it to yourself;
a Visionary, don’t lose the freedom to spot the obvious;
in Love, don’t lose the freedom to be hurt;
a Leader, work hardest to hang on to the freedom to follow;
a Competitor, don’t lose the freedom to be inspired;
a Pragmatist, don’t lose the freedom to imagine;
Well-spoken, don’t lose the freedom to speak with silence;
a Father, always nurture the freedom to play;
a Founder, never lose the freedom to fail;
Feel for you. You will indeed miss the freedom that comes with ignorance and change.
A friend once told me, if you are learning – then you aren’t failing. I’ve put a lot of my learnings as an adventurer in an essay on tinkeron.com.
Do have a look and look forward to your thoughts - Why we start up.
Margeurite Theophil writes about how we needed to embrace darkness (Learn to Love the Dark). I thought it was a wonderful article, one that asks that we flip our mind and consider a new way of looking at darkness. In an idealist sense, darkness as simply another kind of light.
A few hours ago, I drove around town looking for an open store to buy diapers. Amidst the smoke of bursting crackers, illuminating sky rockets and the lights from the numerous structures I thought to myself, I’d like to wish you a different kind of Diwali. Perhaps a quiet, smokeless Diwali. A Diwali that will allow you to gaze upon the true, awe-inspiring, all pervasive night sky, its medley of infinite stars and the Milky Way. The same night sky we always have above our heads, obscured and ignored.
So with that wish in mind, Wish you a Happy Diwali!