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Not My Birthday

Love you to the moon and back

Yesterday was the day that I was born, and I’m thankful for all the well-wishes I’ve received from you all: family, friends and all. But, I have to say… Since my son was born and I became a father, my birthday has taken a whole new meaning and dimension. First and foremost, of course, the day is not my own. …

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Nobody Warned Me About Five

My son’s birthday is today, so I am in pause. The world feels like it’s standing still for just this second, as I jot down a few thoughts and reminiscences. I remember the day he was born: the first time I saw you, held you, and rocked you in my arms. You were so small, compared to now. But, I …

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To My Son – On the Eve of His 4th Birthday

“I believe that if you don’t derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don’t come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don’t feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste.” –¬†Srikumar Rao My son: …

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