The Week that was……Thank You all.


A message in your inbox can change your life….forever. It happened to me,  Pandora Poikilos, a versatile blogger, writer, whose work centres around book reviews, product reviews, feature articles, ghost writing e-books, among other things, tagged my blog, http://sulekkha.blogspot.com/ , as blog of the week (23rd March – 30th March 2010) at http://peacefrompieces.blogspot.com/p/blog-licious.html.

My heartfelt thanks to her, as she has helped me realize a part of my dream, by choosing my Memoirs. My dream is the same as any other Blogosphere member’s dream, to be recognized for all the hard work that I put in my writing, to be appreciated by my fellow writers and to reach all corners of the Blogosphere and beyond.

I started my journey in the Blogosphere on a sad note, my father’s passing away made me want to put my feelings about him, down in my blog and my earlier entries are all my tears and longings pasted on the pages of Memoirs. He helped me even after he had gone away from my physical world. He had wanted to see me excel in the field of writing and was my harshest and dearest critic. I hope to realize his dream of becoming a good writer and every day I stand before god, with folded hands and pray that I am able to reach those in need of some hope. If my writing can motivate, help or bring a smile to someone’s face, if I can make a difference in one life. It will be worth it.

My father had lived by the philosophy of the great Stephen Grellet, dad had had this quote framed and put up in our living room for us to see every day and live by it.
“I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” 

It’s strange how god sends his angels, disguised as humans to enrich and transform our lives, I am grateful to him for sending me all these and many more , who have added to my humble existence with their contribution. Jim Brandano, bestowed upon me the Versatile Blogger award this month, thank you so much for the same Jim. You set the ball rolling…

Eva Manya, was another link in the chain of angels, her invite to Rimly Bezbaruah,( another angel), resulted in her inviting me to Ladies Club, a blogging community, set up by my Mitr(friend) Kriti Mukherjee, I have yet to meet Kriti in person. All these wonderful people and rest of the members of the Blogosphere have contributed in numerous ways to my life, be it by their comments, links, likes follows or silent readings. A big thank you, to all of you out there.

As my Award week comes to an end, I feel a bit nostalgic about my blog not being posted on Pandora’s page, but am happy that some other blogger will be given a chance to shine and proudly display his/her talent to us all. My best wishes to all and god bless.

Lucks aka Sulekha

20 thoughts on “The Week that was……Thank You all.

  1. Congratulations Sulekha..and this is just the beginning for your success…I know you are going to hit it real high…

  2. Thank you for the mention and congratulations for the recognition. You simply have a way with words !!!!!

  3. @Alpana, Aapke muh mein ghee shakkar, thanks a ton for your sweet compliment. We all will be living our dreams soon.

    @Jidhu, thanks a lot, every little award contributes towards a big one.

    @Eva, You deserve all the credit for bringing me into the blogging community, along with Rimly.Thanks.

  4. congrats Sulekha! may your achievements shine brighter and brighter than ever with all the wonderful angels around you, always.

  5. Thank you my Outlier for the honor. You are a great writer and I know you will fulfill your dad's wishes soon. In fact you are already on your way to it. God bless you and Congratulation once again

  6. You deserve all the recognition.. your productive, entertaining,informative and humorous. that makes for great reading

  7. @Rimly, Thanks friend and you deserve the honor, hope I can fulfill his wishes.

    @Jim, Thank you for the high praise, appreciate it.

  8. You deserve all the praise heaped upon you, your blog is entertaining and thought-provoking. I certainly enjoy reading it!! Interesting how we both started blogs after the loss of a loved one, it really is good therapy. Keep up the good work!!

  9. congratulations sulekha :*…i'm sorry for your loss…you might be missing him…but he's still very much alive because you keep his dreams come true… you're one of the best writers i've ever met… you deserve these badges, medals and honors you are enjoying right now…

    love you much sulekha… oh and the people you thanked are the very people also close to my heart… plus soul sis…

    so this post is actually a mirror…

    so it's thanks to you… 🙂

  10. @Lucy, thank you so much for your beautiful compliment. appreciate it a lot.

    @David, You are right, writing about him kept him alive in my heart and I felt his presence close by.Thank you for appreciating my blog, it's my soul's diary,if you please.

    @Melissa, Thanks for the condolence. Thank you for being so sensitive and love you too.

    @Mitr, We are connected from our past life, I'm sure of it.Thanks for coming into my life again.

  11. Selekha, you are such a rich blessing to the blog world. Know that your father passed on a legacy that you live up to with your inspiring and heartfelt writing. His philosophy is being passed along now to all of us through his beloved daughter. Congratulations on your well-deserved success!
    Love and blessings,
    ~ Debra

  12. Debra, I am crying while writing a response to your soulful compliment. Words of inspiration are like blessings from heaven and the recipients are the chosen ones by god, thank you for your beautiful words..I will cherish them forever and keep a copy of the same on my table to motivate me whenever I doubt myself.

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