At Rest

by Lynette Johnson The women whispered in soft hushed tones,As she blankly stared with a heart of stone,Their kind words of comfort fell on deaf ears,The thought her brother’s dead brought her to tears. “If only you had been here”, she cried,“My brother would never have died.”It has been four days since the tomb wasContinue reading “At Rest”

Facing our Fears

Read Time: 2 min Have you ever been terrified of shadows? I vividly remember as a child wary to walk into any dark or dimly lit room. Whenever I wanted to take something from the room, and if I only really really needed it, I would run as fast inside, grab what I needed, andContinue reading “Facing our Fears”

Happy Independence Day

The In & Out of Freedom “The Great Freedom Sale!” the unmistakable orange-white-and-green advertisement calls out for your attention.  It is that time of the year, the month of August where discounts are doled out, rates are slashed and prices hit rock bottom.    Exclusive offers beckon the consumer and culminate to August 15th, the IndianContinue reading “Happy Independence Day”

When in Doubt

“Can you check with the staff seated in the next counter?”, he asked me.  It was early morning and a time when customers slowly begin to trickle into the Bank.  A burly customer walked up to my table, let’s call him Shankar, approached me with a query.  It was a familiar enquiry, one that IContinue reading “When in Doubt”