Sunday, March 18, 2007

I must have done something right!

My aunt and uncle were talking about a particular form of Astrology in india that preaches that what you did in your past life effects what you go through in your life now. They have immense faith in this belief. If this is true, I believe I must have done something right then because I feel blessed.

In over 23 years of life, barring a few disappointments, I have never felt real sorrow and never faced problems. My parents and my family (immediate and extended) - I have no words to describe how amazing they are and how much they mean to me. I have had great friends at every stage in my life (and again no words can say how grateful I am for the part they've played in my life). I have met with success in my studies, my career at every step. I have everything anyone could ever ask for. It has always made me wonder what I have done to deserve this. Many a times I have gone through life believing I have won some sort of a lottery and I'm living a fantasy but get scared that one day my luck will run out. What if one day God realises that I have had more than my share? What a scary thought.

I'd rather not think about that. All I can do is thank Him for all he has given me and for the people I love and who love me. And pray that he always keeps them happy.

6 comments:

Chable said...

There's also a Chinese belief that if you have too much good, there are about a hundred jealous gods who are waiting to take it from you. Many people there downplay their godo fortune, their talents, because to speak of them out loud is to invite reprisal.
Don't laugh...I had it happen to me once...
That being said ... I do believe that taking the time to recognize and count our blessings is never time wasted. When you are aware of the good in your life, you're less careless with it.

samurai said...

You are such a sweet heart and you deserve the best.

My theory, count your blessings, but dont talk too loud about them. If you keep doing the good, in next janmam you can be me :))

OnCloud9 said...

samurai...thanq for that...i'm blushing :)

OnCloud9 said...

chable & samurai...thanks for the advice...true...probably not the best thing to talk about it :)

Vik said...

expect the unexpected..and hope for the worst. that way small achievements will seem like huge victories :) hehe u knw me...

Ananth said...

so you do read your comments. i *just* realized that i could post as well. hehe (: