A recent lesson I learnt in life – The biggest paradox of life is that in order to make any change happen, we have to first accept life as it is, with all its beauty and its ugliness. We have to accept that some days we will be cheated. Some days we will be hurt. Some days we will cry till our heart breaks. When we have accepted these facts and are at peace with ourselves and with those around us, it is then, that we can hope to start the process of change.
Am experiencing the most amazing transformation unfolding before my eyes as my daughter finally realizes she can read. All around us, boards which used to be just random colors and lines are now information just waiting to be discovered. A Mc Donalds hoarding is no longer just a picture about a burger, it is information about a new Egg burger and therefore needs more attention, some analysis and more animated discussions. It is so much fun to walk around on the streets with her, as she reads signs, posters, papers and tries to make sense of a brand new world. To me, who has known to read for as long as I…