Everyone has heard of the series of best selling books ‘Chicken soup for the soul’. I used to read them avidly when they were first published. There came a whole series and the stories continued to be as inspiring and moving as the ones in the first book.
What I never even thought was that I would one day, be a contributor in this great series of inspiring writing. A piece I wrote, got chosen to be featured in ‘Chicken Soup for the Indian Mother’s soul.’ I got an email today from Raksha Bharadia who is an author, compiling the collection on behalf of the publishing house, saying that she liked my piece and would I consent for it to be included in the book? (I had not even submitted it for consideration--Therefore the mail from her was so unexpected.)
I was pleasantly surprised and really happy. The icing on the cake was that this piece got selected as a ‘featured blog’ today. (Every day, out of hundreds of posts, 8-10 best ones are selected as ‘featured posts’)
I want to say a big thank you to all of you, who come here so regularly, encourage me with your comments and tell me that you like what I write. Your support means so much. I don’t want to sound like a Oscar winning star (when the only oscar I know happens to be a neighbour's dog! LOL) but sometimes there is no other way to say it. I honestly couldn’t have done it without you all. and I mean it.
The piece I wrote--It is called " Who killed Imagination?" (click on the words in green to read it.)