Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Home is a Place of Grace


Someone, somewhere once said; "Home is where heart is". Someone, somewhere also said "Home is the place, where one is whole"  Therefore, coming home after half a year, it was truly and surely the most nostalgic moment of my life. 

I reached my home in the midnight of 14th Dec 2011. I was delighted to see my family, (especially my daughters). In six months time, my eldest daughter has lost two teeth. She is not even six but loosing teeth at such an early age, I was little anxious.  However, I later  found out that it was a sign of fast growth and there was nothing to worry abut. My second daughter has grown an inch taller. She have put on some weight which was visible through her chubby little dimpled face. My youngest daughter had her share of change as well. She has grown taller but have become slimmer. She learnt few words and was able to talk. She have became more of a talking machine now.

However, I was disheartened to see my father-in-law. He broke his leg in an accident. I could see the marks of  major surgery he had undergone on his right thigh. Mental anguish had taken a huge tool on his health. Not only did he loose so much weight, but he also seem to have lost hope in his life. As a son-in-law, all I could do was to encourage him and make him feel stronger. I told him not to worry. I also told him to be mentally strong. All in all , I felt very sad and sorry about the misfortune that had befallen my father-in-law.

But, my courageous wife had done her part to keep my family happy in my absence. She have not only become a licensed driver but have also become independent lady unlike in her past. She said, she had tough time managing everything in my absence. I could sense the hardships she had endured. She lost weight too and she have become all the more beautiful. By the way, My mother-in-law and granny have done a marvelous job being with my family.

Well, for now, I am at home, heart and soul. The days are just as beautiful as the life is. The clean air, cleaner water, serene valley and radiant atmosphere is where my Home is. Can I not say Home is a place of grace?

1 comment:

  1. Nice to learn that you made to home safely. have a wonderful vacation with your loved ones. :D

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