I DISCOVERED MY STRENGTH DURING THE PANDEMIC I woke up one day, and the whole world had become silent. There were moans of fear, silent screams of anguish and dark despair of death. The deafening silences the uneasy calm, harbinger of the oncoming, relentless unsympathetic storm of pestilence and disease. I was numb. But as we all do, slowly I started to pick up the pieces of the life of a new normal. I looked around and a question rose – what would happen if the grime reaper were to take me today? Being an economic dependent, my exit will cause no economic ripples. But am I not integral to the home and hearth? Suddenly the truth dawned – what I do is not irreplaceable but what I am is. And then began my real journey, my sojourn to discover, who and what am I, in complete and absolute terms. Each action and thought became an internal case study. Are these arising from a desire to please? Please whom? Are these arising from a place of anxiety? Anxious for what?
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