Small Things

It’s amazing that the smallest thing can spoil your mood or break confidence and it’s equally amazing that the most insignificant thing can get you back to your normal confident self in no time.

Your hands wrapped around a hot cup of coffee, gazing at the world from a distance, feeling the warmth of the coffee seep into you, all matters seem so insignificant. When viewed from a distance, when detached, all matters fall into line as per their priority.

Hitting an unbelievable shot at Table Tennis – even when you knew it was a fluke or simply winning a game can get the confidence soaring sky-high.

Or just driving along the road, with no one for company but yourself. A chain of thoughts is provoked and the worry that was lingering over your head passes by you.

Observing the clouds, making patterns in them… Feeling the raindrops on yourself…

Small things do matter in life.

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6 Responses to “Small Things”


  1. 1 Spawn June 28, 2006 at 12:50 pm

    Well written..

    “If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.”
    — Eleonora Duse

  2. 2 Rakesh June 28, 2006 at 2:22 pm

    Nice post, Is it the hidden poet inside you .. or the effect of this beautiful weather outside πŸ™‚

  3. 3 Sreejith June 28, 2006 at 2:26 pm

    Man, i loved this post. i mean it. really touching πŸ™‚ and i miss rains in hyd 😦

  4. 4 sandeep June 28, 2006 at 3:37 pm

    really good one..i remember sreejith’s post once..from verizon..when he wrote that he didnt notice the nest on the tree behind his flat…these small things really can change mood for an instance..or influence it for the whole life..

  5. 5 N.S. June 29, 2006 at 1:07 am

    very well-written, like the rest of your posts. goes to show that someone beyond your circle, across the oceans is actually reading your philosophical thoughts. after being completely unproductive at work today due to a “little thing” which occurred, and randomly surfing the www, i “stumbled” across your blog. definetely was comforting to be reminded that every one of us goes thru something similar…. though on the same note, it’s the little things in life which make life worthwhile, worth living. a simple smile, a warm hug and your problems seem to evaporate. sometimes even a blog entry from an unknown individual can prove to be as great a remedy to a sour mood as a brownie sundae was when we were young πŸ˜‰ can’t life be as simple as it was back then? where our mother’s kisses would heal our scraped knees and a post-doctor’s-visit-lollipop would help us to forget our fears. anyone have a time machine?

  6. 6 Kunal June 29, 2006 at 12:47 pm

    @Spawn, thanks πŸ™‚

    @Rakesh, a mixture of both…

    @Sreejith, so come down for a visit …

    @Sandeep, thanks dude πŸ™‚

    @N.S., do call me when you get your time machine πŸ˜€


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