Author: Narendra Gupta

A Letter to my daughter

A letter to my daughter …… On completion of her second year to school      A son is a son till he gets a wife; a daughter is a daughter for the rest of her life….. Irish saying My Sweetest Sanskriti, My heart is filled with pride and joy as you complete your second year at school. Last year around the same time I wrote my first letter addressed to you and will keep writing such letters as you and your sister grow up. While I hope you will read through these letters at some point, they are...

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This Life is a GIFT

“I am thankful to God every day for the Gift of Life because even if I were the richest in the world, I still wouldn’t afford to buy Life.”   – Gugu Mona It’s been quite some time I wrote in public space. Life has changed a lot in last one year, ever since I decided to return to India (from the U.S.), and all for good, in the best interest of my loved ones. From fulfilling personal and career ambitions, my priorities have shifted to family chores, giving quantity along with quality time and making moments memorable for my...

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A Letter to my daughter

A letter to my daughter ……on completion of her first year at school   My sweetest Sanskriti, As you complete your first year at school, it just occurred to me to write a letter, a letter to celebrate your childhood, a letter to cherish your accomplishments as a four-year girl, a letter that is more for me to re-live each chapter of your life as you grow and expand your personality and navigate through this phenomenal gift from creator called Life. While you are an understanding and matured child at four amidst all your sweet childhood mischief’s (which I and...

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2017: An year of hope and possibilities

Spring has passed, summer has gone, and winter is here; And the song I meant to sing remains unsung; For I have spent my days stringing and unstringing my instrument. – A man who lived his life half-lived Today on my birthday, these words of Sri Rabindra Nath Tagore for a man who lived his life half-lived echo in my ears bold and loud. The mere thought of such a life shivers me. At 33, which is more that one-third of my life-time given I am fortunate enough to grace the planet for 80 years I stay utterly confused...

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10 BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

When I was thinking of a title for this blog post what came to mind was “10 ALL-TIME MUST READ BOOKS” but then dropped this idea as it would be injustice to the sea of books that I never read. Moreover, my inner-self would not be convinced either. Rather, I chose what strikes to my ethical being and value system. But trust me these books are like oxygen for those who wish to live a super-quality and fulfilling life unless you are lucky enough to get a true mentor or guru. In this post I share list of 10...

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