Thursday, May 01, 2008

Magic of faith

little girl
Really sorry--I have had to remove this post as it will soon appear in a book. Making it available online would have been very unfair to my publisher who has placed so much trust in me. I hope you enjoy the other posts as much as you enjoyed this one. A heartfelt thanks for your support and understanding.Thanks for continuing to read what I write.

59 comments:

  1. oh what a beautiful post about great mommy power at work - thanks for sharing these beautiful moments. I would like to be six again as well - to whole heartedly believe in something like that and then make it happen by sheer power of believing.

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  2. oh my.. I've got goosebumps.. this is amazing.. :)
    Faith does miracles at times :)
    So sweet of the sun not to show up ;)
    I too love children that age :D In fact I sometimes feel children should be at least 3 yrs old when born ;) and let's hope little Purvi never learns to lie :-S

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  3. lol...nice:)...innocence!!!!!!!

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  4. that was truly, truly a precious moment!!!

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  5. Pink Dogwood: How trusting they are--How they believe in you.It is so humbling, isn't it?

    Shruti: She will change for sure.But for now, i cherish it.

    Brocasarea: but why 'lol'? Truly it was a magical moment. I guess only a parent or a woman would understand.

    Suma: Oh yes--how they believe you.

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  6. I dont have much to say..it just leaves the reader with a smile.

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  7. I love that age too...my younger one is similar to that age...and I know what you're saying.
    The faith in which they put themselves into our hands...its so heart-tugging.
    I can imagine the "my mommy bestest" scene...
    aaawww....*hugs* to lil P...and may her faith remain strong always

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  8. Aww! That's so sweet! And you have such a sweet, precious little girl! How I wish our kids can be innocent and sweet like this forever!

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  9. Totally, I know what you mean!!

    How sweet is she? *shakes head in disbelief* ;)

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  10. Wow it was such a sweet post.. all kids r adorable and lil girls especially.. Just love them :)

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  11. Lovely, so sweet and innocent. I really hope the sun was not that bright that day, it is not fair for the kids to stand under the sun for so long.

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  12. One doesnt have to be six to see/feel thier amma's miracles! I feel it still. Rather I feel it now more than ever. Faith really does move mountains! For you it moved the clouds to a favourable position :-)
    A GREAT post

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  13. Awwwwwww...My gosh!! How sweet!!

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  14. I absolutely love it whenever you write about kids, or about the bonding between a mother and her child. Mainly bcos many things which you communicate thru 'mama moments,' I can relate to my own life a well. :)

    I too know a mother and her child just like Atul,Purvi and their mom. The mother is as caring as theirs, but the son can't claim to be as sweet as Atul or Purvi.

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  15. You just can't beat an 'aaaww' moment like that, can you?

    Great post, PS.

    :-)

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  16. Gosh...that so sweet!

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  17. You know I still believe that my mom can talk to the Sun and other higher powers - what she says always comes true! Some things like a moms faith never change i guess, regardless of whether you are 6 or 60! :)

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  18. I guess things work that ways...Their innocence and trust is always rewarded :)

    Blog hopped from someplace.You write well. :)

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  19. wow.. itz so sweet.. u know what i feel now.. i suddenly wnat to be a dad and want to raise my kids.. :-D

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  20. my only reaction was "aaawwwww!".
    she soundds so adorable! i bet she is too! :)

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  21. I wanna have a lil girl just like Purvi :)

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  22. Wonderful post.
    This would make a great children's book. I could envision all sorts of things that would make the sun not shine as hot.

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  23. :( How bad of me asking the Sun to be hotter so that white chiks can be more open with their dressing... I should have considered sweet children like ur daughter too....
    From now on, I am offering my cap to any small kid who's walking in the hot sun.... :)
    All the best for whatever she is doing in her sports day function....

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  24. Awwwwwwww..SOOOOOOO SWEET!

    u know i was begining to get skeptical n cyical n say today's kids no more have that innocence we used to have and they are missing the most imp part of childhood...but ur li'l one is making the best of it..thanks to her gr8 mommy!

    I'm so Jealous of that innocence..when everything is taken at face value and one doesnt know wat it is to read btw lines or lie!

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  25. that was sweet post!
    I can exactly relate to you. I have a 6 year old son too...Many a times I have wanted to be kindergartner.

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  26. Such adorable kids you've..would love to meet them some day..
    Preeti,you write so well...but of all ur posts,these 'Mama moments' are the best,I must say.They overwhelm me so much.

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  27. A nice way to describe a 6 year old ;)

    Now, can you please make the sun go away here in B'lore too :D

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  28. Awww! You are such a good mummy. Six is a great age. I loved it when Olivia was six. She will be eight next week. I had to check the calendar to be sure because it seems with her attitude lately she is going on sixteen! I hope it gets better ;P
    xo

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  29. Gosh, I love that innocence! :D

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  30. Hi! I came across your blog some time back...enjoy reading it...have been lurking, though!
    :-) But today thought I'll say Hi.. this is a lovely post...I have a 6 year old daughter too..so I know exactly what you mean...It's terribly humbling, the faith they have in you...

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  31. i wrote the tag that u passed on! you can read it

    http://mymirrortalking.blogspot.com/

    and u don hav to publish this comment i guess! i just wanted to let u know.. :)

    cheers!(twas nice fun)

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  32. Hmm that was sweet :)

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  33. OK!..could you please arrange for the sun to shine here tomorrow?..it's the May bank holiday and it usually rains ..I need to mow the lawn too!! Thank you oh Woman who controls the weather!!

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  34. u can be 6 again...just believe and have faith.


    Keshi.

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  35. Wow !!! its so sweet!!!!

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  36. awww. that was so cute. :) i am writing one on similar lines.

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  37. ohhh that was sooo sweet..ya sweet age to be...heheh enjoy these wonderful yrs before they jump into teenage ...

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  38. brought back a whole lot of memories... my mom n me... den me, mom n sis... den.. me, mom, sis n bro!!!
    teh magic faith really works wen one is young and innocent!!

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  39. that is so cute... awesome..

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  40. Nice Post.

    I have added you in my blog and hope that's ok with you.

    Cheers!!

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  41. That was so amazing!! Bless your daughter for her faith in your abilities!!

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  42. Such a lovely story! How did you do the trick with the sun?!!!!

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  43. Go here - Something for your eyes! :)

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  44. NM: thanks!!

    Keith:Ah-I wish I could answer that! If I could I would have patented it by now!

    RajK: Oh yes--Kids have amazing faith.

    Psycho:Thanks--I'm honoured.

    Roshan:Thanks.

    Sam:Very true.When you are young it really works.

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  45. Enigma:When she is a teenager, i think I will be the one needing magic of faith!!

    Vinni: Yours is tooo tooo tooo cute :) Will comment soon.

    Karthik:Thanks :)

    Keshi:I dont want to be 6 again--it was only for a moment and it passed :)

    Sweetsticky: :)Yes--sweet I guess.

    Niall:You have to have faith for it to work!If you really do, I'd be happy to oblige!! ;)


    stalag sukhoi:Thanks!

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  46. black coffee:Thanks for doing it.Did read.

    xh: heh heh :) Glad I inspired you--but let me warn you these are only the lovely moments--may be i should write baout the not so lovely ones too! :)

    wannabewriter:Thanks so much! I appeciate your de-lurking!

    Vidya:Me too!

    Gillian:I have that problem with my son--and he is 10.

    Nan-rock: Thanks!See my comment above to xh.

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  47. Meira:Thank you so much! I appreciate your stopping by.

    J: I can--but you gotta have as much faith as my daughter!! ;)

    Nanditha: glad you could relate! :)

    Pavi:Oh yes--kids nowadays seem to be growing up real fast.Innocence is something so rare--i treasure it while it lasts.

    red Phoenix:Thanks--will pass on your wishes to her.

    Aathira:I told her you said so (told her about this post_ and she says "Aah--but she doesnt know how hard it is when i trouble you." :) heh heh heh--couldnt stop laughing when i heard that.

    Rayne:That is indeed a wonderful idea--I can think of lobely illustrations too to go with the book.

    Dhanya: Me too! I am glad I have her.

    Devil Mood;But only for a moment! Not for ever :)

    Misti: yes--but only on sports days they have to endure it for long--else its not bad at all.

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  48. Solitaire, Chitra, Arvind : Thanks!

    NM:But nothing lasts forever!Thats why its important to treasure these moments!

    Prats:I am sure when she is a teenager, I'll be the one needing the faith! heh heh.

    Ritu, Scotty:Thanks!

    Mathew: :)

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  49. that is so beautiful. and you must be a terrific mommy for her to have such faith.

    http://thebratthebeanandbedlam.wordpress.com

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  50. Bet you on that .... I have seen my nieces and at times you do wish to just pull your hair out ! At least thats what my cousin sisters tell me

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  51. Beautiful post. I read it on the 1st day itself & thot i'll come back & comment. Ofcourse i forgot:-S.

    So where's the latest one? Its already the 7th ......& no new post. Shoo me off if i'm being too nosy:-P

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  52. Nancy: I was in the middle of writing a new post when your message popped up! :)U'll see it soon! Thanks for asking!!

    Aathira: oh yes--your cousins are right!!

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  53. :)

    my first time here abd loving it! :)

    l'il girls are so precious!!

    and yes faith indeed can move mountain or make sun go l'il low on intentsity! :)

    lovely lovely post!

    Cheers!

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  54. the ost beautiful blg i have ever read

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  55. Limit's of sweetness. its beautiful, its eternal.. and its well. everything that one lives for!

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  56. Mothers always seem to know what to say.. very touching..

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  57. Ohh yeah ..they trust us blindly and thats what is scary at times ..cute post :)

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